Dēmos hereby submits these comments in response to the Request for Public Comment by the U.S Election Assistance Commission regarding the question of whether to amend the State-specific instructions applicable to Arizona, Kansas, and Georgia on the National Mail Voter Registration Form (“Federal...
This brief is filed on behalf of amici curiae Communications Workers of America, Greenpeace, NAACP, Sierra Club, the American Federation of Teachers, Main Street Alliance,, People for the American Way Foundation, Rock the Vote, U.S.PIRG, the Working Families Organization, and Dēmos....
Congress’s decision in 2006 to reauthorize § 5 of the Voting Rights Act for 25 years and to maintain the existing coverage formula was a reasonable and appropriate exercise of its enforcement authority under the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments. The jurisdictions covered by § 5 are places where...
Today, Demos and O’Melveny and Myers LLP filed an amicus curiae brief in the U.S. Supreme Court in support of respondents in Arizona v. Inter Tribal Council of Arizona (No. 12-71) on behalf of community-based voter registration organizations Rock the Vote, the National Association for the...
The United States Student Association (“USSA”), the nation’s oldest and largest student- run, student-led organization, is comprised of more than four million students with diverse backgrounds who are currently enrolled in American colleges and universities.2 USSA submits this brief as amicus...
In this Complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Pennsylvania, plaintiffs point to what they say is clear evidence that the Secretary of the Commonwealth and the Pennsylvania Departments of Public Welfare and Health are not complying with federal law.  Plaintiffs, the...
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