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Obama Voting

Obama Calls Out America's Dismal Voter Turnout: 'Why Are You Staying Home?'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 02.26.2015 | Politics

President Barack Obama urged Americans frustrated with the lack of progress on immigration reform to voice their discontent at the ballot box, lamenti...

Obama Reacts To Voting Rights Act

Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama reacted in a statement to the Supreme Court's decision Tuesday striking down Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act: I am deeply...

Ryan J. Reilly

New Group Tries To Make It Easier To Vote | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 05.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Presidential Commission on Election Administration, which President Barack Obama first announced earlier this year during his State ...

A Good Start on Voting Reform, But Let's Get On With It

Bob Edgar | Posted 04.16.2013 | Politics
Bob Edgar

Desiline Victor's story and others like it make a powerful case for congressional action to retain and strengthen the EAC and should drive the work of state legislators and the president's new commission as well.

Dan Froomkin

Obama On Long Lines At Polls: 'We Have To Fix' Them | Dan Froomkin | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama set a new goal for himself during his acceptance speech early Wednesday morning. As he spoke in Chicago, he thanked everyone...

Obama Requests Absentee Ballot To Vote In Illinois Races

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Yes, he spends most of his time at an address on Pennsylvania Avenue, but Barack Obama will be casting his vote as if he still lived in Hyde Park. Th...