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Voter registration is intended to ensure that voters who are eligible to vote are able to do so, and that non-eligible individuals cannot cast ballots. A voter registration list enables election workers to authenticate eligible voters at the polls. Voter registration also serves to provide lists of...
04/01/2004
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This brief examines the relationship between criminal justice practices that disproportionately target people of color, and disenfranchisement laws that deprive citizens convicted of felonies of their right to vote.
02/26/2004
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Political scientist Alec Ewald sheds new light on the fundamentally undemocratic nature of felony disenfranchisement laws. Tracing the history of these laws from ancient Europe to their racist application in the post Civil War U.S., Ewald concludes that felony disenfranchisement laws are in...
11/24/2003
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A comprehensive summary of plans in each state for implementation of the Help America Vote Act, focusing mainly on the issues which will most directly affect voters. The Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law, Demos, the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights Education Fund, and People For...
11/01/2003
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Using new data, this report explores how families are increasingly using credit cards to meet their basic needs. This report also examines the factors driving this record-setting debt and the impact of deregulation on the cost, availability and marketing of credit cards. Executive Summary  ...
09/07/2003
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A concise executive summary of a report that explores how families are increasingly using credit cards to meet their basic needs. Also examines the factors driving this record-setting debt and the impact of deregulation on the cost, availability and marketing of credit cards.
09/06/2003
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An in-depth study of election fraud issues and the policy requirements of the Help America Vote Act. Executive Summary   Election fraud is a hotly contested topic in public debates about electoral reform. Debates over election fraud are not new. They have been a staple part of discussions...
04/13/2003
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The following report analyzes public opinion between 1996 and 2001. The report draws on over a dozen suveys commissioned by non-profit organizations, media outlets and foundations, as well as from two regularly conducted academic surveys. The results outlined in this report indicate that while long...
09/30/2002
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ELECTION DAY REGISTRATION WILL PRODUCE HIGHER VOTER PARTICIPATION IN CALIFORNIA. States that have adopted EDR have witnessed a 3 to 6 percentage point increase in participation among the voting-age population. Voting among young people and those who have moved in the last six months is nearly 15...
01/01/2002
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  Spanish translation of "California Votes," an analysis of how implementing Election Day Registraion would affect California.  
01/01/2002
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