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Voting

  1. election 2020
    What It Means to Work the PollsSeven volunteer poll workers on the joys (and struggles) of performing their civic duty.
  2. election 2016
    Where Were You When Trump Won?Ten people on the night they planned to spend celebrating Clinton’s victory.
  3. power
    The Unique Dread of This Election DayVoting early, in a pandemic, in the shadow of a right-wing Supreme Court, and wondering if it will ever end.
  4. how i get it done
    How Leading Civil-Rights Attorney Vanita Gupta Gets It Done“Voting isn’t enough to make change, but everything can be changed if you vote.”
  5. power
    It Should Never Be This HardFive horror stories that show the infuriating obstacles many people face while voting in America.
  6. action item
    Take 30 Seconds to Find Your Early-Voting Polling SiteIn a number of states, you can already cast your vote.
  7. fashion
    Shopping, With a Side of DemocracyYou can now register to vote at Saks.
  8. psa
    And Now, an Important Message From Diplo’s ButtA celebrity tush does its civic duty.
  9. 2018 midterms
    People Are Having a Lot of Trouble VotingVoters throughout the country have been faced with long lines and technical difficulties.
  10. rock the vote
    Demi Lovato Is ‘Grateful’ to Be Home From Rehab and VotingThere’s our gal!
  11. royals
    Meghan Markle Talks About the Importance of VotingThe duchess gets political in talking about the suffragist movement.
  12. voting
    What to Do If You Have Trouble Voting in the New York PrimariesEven the NYC’s Mayor’s son needed to cast an affidavit ballot.
  13. demographics
    63 Percent of White Women Vote for Guy Who Thinks Women Should Not VoteFor starters, 63 percent of white women voted for Roy Moore.
  14. science of us
    Having a Daughter Makes Dads More Politically PolarizedIn whichever direction they already happen to lean.
  15. the kush
    Turns Out Jared Kushner Is Registered to Vote As a ManDespite what the records said.
  16. 19th amendment
    Jared Kushner Reportedly Registered to Vote As a WomanIt’s not the first time he’s struggled with forms.
  17. Researchers Accidentally Found One Way to Help Kids Grow Up to Be VotersChildren who were in a program designed to help develop social skills were more likely to vote when they grew up, an unintended but happy side effect.
  18. Read These Inspiring Thank-you Notes for Suffragist Ida B. Wells“Thank you for your sacrifice and the struggle to bring equality to our nation.”
  19. the swift pr machine
    And Taylor Swift Is Voting For …Duh duh duh.
  20. Bosses Have a Surprising Amount of Influence Over How Their Employees VoteAnd whom they donate to.
  21. childcare
    YMCA Offering Free Child Care in Some Locations for Election DayThe two-hour drop-off service will be available for kids from age 2 to 12.
  22. social contagion
    Please, Tell All Your Friends That You’re VotingBecause democracy really is contagious.
  23. How to Share Your Voting Experience LegallyCheck this list before you plan on bringing your phone into the booth.
  24. How to Make Sure You Don’t Screw Up Your BallotYou should have a plan before you set out for your polling place, because it’s surprisingly easy to make mistakes.
  25. The Sneaky, Powerful Psychology Behind the ‘I Voted’ StickerOne of the biggest reasons people show up to vote: peer pressure.
  26. the body politic
    Wife of Bernie Sanders Suddenly InvisibleA new profile of Jane Sanders omits all of her professional accomplishments.
  27. elections
    How Will Women Voters Use Their Power This Election?Both parties want women’s votes — whether they know what women want is another question.
  28. anniversary party
    37 Photos of Women Voting to Celebrate the 19th Amendment’s AnniversaryAugust 26, 1920, and beyond! 
  29. election 2012
    What Voting Means to Us: 24 Women at the PollsA photo essay.
  30. gallery
    Ninety-Two Years of Women Voting, in PicturesFrom suffragettes to Sarah Palin. Not a binder in sight.
  31. get your vote on
    Elect This: Barackawear Versus RocawearBarackawear has nothing to do with Jay-Z’s Rocawear label, and he’s cool with that.