Carrie Levine

Carrie Levine

Managing Editor

Carrie Levine is Votebeat's managing editor. She was previously a senior reporter for the Center for Public Integrity, where she covered voting access, money in politics and influence. Before that, she was research director at Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW), a nonpartisan watchdog group. She previously reported and edited for Legal Times and the National Law Journal, the Charlotte Observer. A graduate of Boston University and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, she is based in Washington, D.C.

Democrats have enough time to decide on a new nominee without a risk to ballot deadlines for the November election.

They’ve been confronting the threat of politically motivated violence for years. Now, they must go further to protect and reassure voters.

An impending Supreme Court ruling may help define the limits of the First Amendment, and the government’s power to police online falsehoods.

The laws have created a minefield for administrators — and the groups that have traditionally helped them.

From Arizona to Pennsylvania, Votebeat’s coverage has led to reforms that make democracy function better.

Pot of federal grant money is shrinking, and it’s tied up in spending negotiations

The study seeks to account for the full effect of policy changes since the landmark Shelby County decision that gutted a key provision of the Voting Rights Act in 2013.

‘The world was on fire’: Election officials on expecting the unexpected

Doubts about the 2020 election have been knocked down in court and by experts, but persist nonetheless.

Experts said an argument was a “Hail Mary” pass that flew in the face of precedent and congressional intent, but a federal appeals court endorsed it.