Voting

Brief Cases

MERCY FOR LAMESTREAMERS IN LIBERTY U SPAT Lynchburg prosecutors last week announced their decision not to pursue criminal charges against two journalists who Liberty University police accused of trespassing on campus while covering the school’s response to the coronavirus pandemic…. Read More ›

Electoral College Subverts Democracy

Editors’ Note: Sourced from The Washington Post, May 17, 2020. By E. J. Dionne Jr. A dangerous virus lurks in our republican democracy. It’s the electoral college. If you doubt this, please read the transcript of the Supreme Court oral argument last… Read More ›

Ideology Blinds Public Interest

Mr. Shakespeare often displayed keen political insight. In Hamlet (Act I), a Danish officer, Marcellus, after seeing the ghost of Hamlet’s father, tells Horatio, “Something is rotten in the state of Denmark.” Horatio repeats the ominous warning to Hamlet who,… Read More ›

One Person, One Vote No Longer Fantasy

Election Day, November 5, 2024, Douglas County, Kansas The polls in Douglas County were bannered with long lines as voters queued up for the 2024 presidential election. Sam and Sylvia Appledore, lifetime residents, were all smiles, although they had been… Read More ›

A Muddled Majority

Editors’ Note: See the following previous VoxFairfax articles on redistricting in Virginia: https://voxfairfax.com/2018/08/19/one-person-one-vote-in-congressional-elections/; https://voxfairfax.com/2019/07/08/virginias-path-to-one-person-one-vote-faces-dangers/; and https://voxfairfax.com/2019/04/22/landmark-redistricting-reform-passed-in-virginia/. On March 6, the Virginia House of Delegates, on a vote of 54-46, agreed to a Senate bill placing a constitutional referendum on the… Read More ›

Trump Campaign Buying Black Support

Is this the new “walking around money”? Politico reported (01/29/2020) about a Trump-connected group called Urban Revitalization Coalition (URC) that sponsored an “economic empowerment” event in Cleveland in December where some attendees were selected to receive cash gifts for their… Read More ›