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7 Smart Justice Ballot Questions We're Fighting for on Election Day

Across the country, here are seven opportunities to transform the criminal justice system.

By Ari Rosmarin
November 5, 2018

Louisiana Just Made a Major Stride in Ending Jim Crow in the State

A referendum to end conviction by non-unanimous juries in Louisiana is gaining support in the lead-up to next week's election.

By Dasheika Ruffin
November 1, 2018

The State Officials Who Have the Power to Suppress the Vote

In lots of states, the secretaries of state control access to the ballot -- and therefore, election outcomes.

By Brian Tashman
October 31, 2018

Sheriff Donnie Harrison, Proponent of Anti-Immigrant Measures, Defeated in North Carolina

Wake County has the chance to do something about harmful immigration policy in their community

By Natalie Montelongo
October 30, 2018

In District Attorney Races Across the Nation, Reform Is Still on the Agenda

Prosecutors used to campaign on locking people up. Now reform candidates are stumping for ending mass incarceration

By Taylor Pendergrass
October 29, 2018

Oregon Resists Assault on Abortion Rights; Alabama and West Virginia Vote to Curtail Access

The ballot initiatives tested how far states can go in restricting the constitutional right to abortion.

By Carolyn Ehrlich
October 29, 2018

A Ballot Initiative in Washington Could Help Reduce Police Shootings

A yes vote on Initiative 940 will help save lives and repair strained relationships between law enforcement and the people they protect and serve.

By Brandon Tucker, Alison Holcomb
October 26, 2018

November Could be Consequential for Transgender and Nonbinary People Like Me

A ballot initiative in Massachusetts is the latest assault on the right of transgender people to exist in public spaces.

By Reg Calcagno
October 4, 2018

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