Suevon Lee


Suevon Lee was an intern at ProPublica. She has previously worked as a reporter for the Ocala Star-Banner, where she covered courts and legal issues. She earned a master of studies in law degree from Yale Law School in 2012 and master’s degree from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism in 2006.

Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About Voter ID Laws

More than 30 states have enacted some version of voter ID law in recent years. How much do these laws change voting rules and what impact could they have on the general election?

The Best Reporting on Guns in America

In the wake of last week’s shooting, we’ve laid out the most revealing reporting about guns.

Why the Supreme Court May Rule Against the Voting Rights Act

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court will hear arguments challenging Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act. Here's why it matters.

Five Ways Courts Say Texas Discriminated Against Black and Latino Voters

Separate federal panels struck down two Texas voting provisions. We look at examples of discrimination they found.

Five Federal Policies on Guns You've Never Heard Of

It’s not just states that have relaxed gun laws. Federal lawmakers have come up with a few of their own.

Best of MuckReads 2012

A list of our favorite watchdog journalism published this year.

By the Numbers: Comparing Spending by Gun Rights and Gun Control Interest Groups

When it comes to influencing elections and lobbying Congress, who's got the upper hand?

Seven of the Most Striking Ways States Have Loosened Gun Laws

It’s only gotten easier to own and carry a gun nationwide in the last several years.

Are Voter ID Laws Here to Stay?

The elections saw a furor over voter ID laws. So what's next for the laws?

Why Is Arizona Still Counting Votes?

Answer: a record number of early and provisional ballots that’s squeezing the system.

What Effect, If Any, Did Voter ID Laws Have on the Election?

Dealt early defeats in court, the laws’ actual impact on voters remains an open question

Welcome to Election Day: Seven Things That Could Go Wrong (or Already Have)

Long lines, confusion, voter suppression, Sandy-related disruptions, a tie in electoral votes and more.

Five of the Most Confusing Ballots in the Country

In many states, voters will be asked to weigh in on a slew of measures and proposals, whether comprehensible or not.

Reading Guide: Where Romney and Obama Stand on the Supreme Court

It's a topic voters won't necessarily hear about – despite the long-lasting consequences.

Big Bird Debate: How Much Does Federal Funding Matter to Public Broadcasting?

From Sesame Street to Main Street, a look at how many tax dollars are spent on public broadcasting.

Four Ways Ohio and Others Have Toughened Voting Rules

It's not just voter-ID laws. Learn what else states are doing that has gotten heat.

A Reading Guide to True the Vote, the Controversial Voter Fraud Watchdog

The group bills itself as a citizen-led effort to restore faith and integrity to elections. Who’s behind this group and what does it stand for?

Where the Candidates Stand on Medicare and Medicaid

You’ve heard the candidates talk about their plans to change coverage—now see what the facts are.

Voting Rights Act: The State of Section 5

A key provision of the Voting Rights Act has come under close scrutiny as it potentially heads to the Supreme Court this next term.

Akin Controversy Stirs GOP: Where Do Republicans Stand on Abortion Exemption?

Akin clings to Senate nomination, as his party scrambles to limit damage.

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