Kate Rabinowitz

Data Fellow

American Voting Machines Are Old and Vulnerable, But Who Will Pay for New Ones?

The main threat to American voting machines may not be hacking, but old age.

Election Security a High Priority — Until It Comes to Paying for New Voting Machines

Local election administrators across the country face new problems and threats. But their budgets for new voting equipment remain inadequate.

Walking While Black

Jacksonville’s enforcement of pedestrian violations raises concerns that it’s another example of racial profiling.

How (Not) to Cross the Street in Jacksonville

The city’s population is 29 percent black, but black pedestrians received 55 percent of the pedestrian tickets issued from 2012 to July 2017. Looking at each type of ticket issued reveals even bigger disparities.

‘Partisan’ Gerrymandering Is Still About Race

The Wisconsin case before the Supreme Court claims to be about partisanship. But race is a factor in this case and many others nationwide.

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