PM Stories

Let Everyone Vote Ben Burgis, Jacobin

After Years Behind Bars, These Folks Are #FreeToVote Nicole Lewis, The Marshall Project

‘I felt voiceless’: Thousands of ex-felons in Florida are voting for the first times in their lives Amber Randall, South Florida Sun Sentinel

Ex-Felons Are Working To Get Out The Vote Among Former Illinois Inmates – And They’re Paying Extra Attention To Judges Pascal Sabino, Block Club Chicago

How one formerly incarcerated man went from never voting to volunteering at the polls Devna Bose, Charlotte Observer

At San Quentin Prison, Men Ravaged by COVID-19 and Decades of Incarceration Hold an Election of Their Own Juan Moreno Haines and Kevin Deroi Sawyer, Solitary Watch

How Do Your Political Views Compare To Those Of People Behind Bars? Nicole Lewis, The Marshall Project

How to Tell If the Election Will Get Violent Olga Khazan, The Atlantic

How embattled police plan to guard polling stations on election day Molly Hennessy-Fiske, Los Angeles Times

Barr Preps Prison Guards to Head to DC for Election Unrest Spencer Ackerman, Daily Beast

‘I Am On Your Side’: How the Police Gave Armed Groups a Pass in 2020 Stella Cooper, Evan Hill, Dmitriy Khavin, Arielle Ray, and Drew Jordan, New York Times

They Don’t Trust The Government Or The Police To Protect Them After The Election, So They’re Taking Matters Into Their Own Hands Brianna Sacks, BuzzFeed News

Stopping a movement Reveal

Why Trump Can’t Afford to Lose Jane Mayer, The New Yorker

Biden’s Justice dilemma: Unwinding the lock-em-up presidency Josh Gerstein, Politico

‘You are a Black man at all times’: 3 generations tell of their family’s hopes and fears in the Trump era Tyrone Beason, Los Angeles Times

AM Stories

Ahead of Election, Police Prepare for Violence and Disruption Neil MacFarquhar and Shaila Dewan, New York Times

Black Lives Matter faces test of its influence in election Aaron Morrison, AP News

Trump’s Hard-Line Immigration Policies Go Before Voters Zolan Kanno-Youngs, New York Times

‘I’m not invisible’: Kentucky millennials with felony records head to the polls for first time Chloe Atkins, NBC News

The Dark History Driving Police Brutality Protests In Philadelphia Maura Ewing, Slate

The President’s War on Dissent Is Using Trumped-Up Federal Charges Natasha Lennard, The Intercept

NC police arrest at least 8, spray ‘pepper-based vapor’ to disperse voter turnout march that included kids Barry Yeoman, Washington Post

North Carolina’s Police Attack on Election Marchers Had a Long History Behind It Julia Craven, Slate

Austin Police Pledged to Stop Using ‘Less Lethal’ Rounds on Crowds. Then the Department Ordered Thousands More. Andrew Weber and Alain Stephens, The Trace

 How This Summer Changed – and Failed To Change – American Policing CJ Ciaramella, Reason

Ban on chokeholds, no-knock warrants among bills Northam signed into law Laura Vozzella, Washington Post

St. Louis County police commissioner quits rather than ‘becoming complicit’ in corporate-led police experiment Jeremy Kohler, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Police Response Slowed. The Community Stepped In. Sarah Holder, Rachael Dottle, and Marie Patino, Bloomberg CityLab