Election Assistance Commission

New York, NY—Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 3463, a bill that would effectively terminate the Election Assistance Commission (EAC) and federal financing for presidential election campaigns. Demos, a non-partisan public policy research and advocacy organization committed to building...
12/01/2011
Press Release
New York-A newly released review of a June 27 report by the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) shows that voter registration application rates at state public assistance agencies have risen sharply following National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) enforcement actions by advocacy groups Demos...
07/13/2011
Press Release
A preliminary analysis of the United States Election Assistance Commission’s (EAC) biennial report to Congress on the NVRA shows the dramatic impact that stepped-up oversight and enforcement of voter registration mandates at state agencies can have in reversing the long decline in registration...
07/13/2011
Publication
New York — Dramatic increases in low-income voter registrations at public assistance agencies have occurred recently in five states that have taken steps to improve their compliance with a requirement of the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA), according to a new report by Demos, a non-partisan...
10/28/2009
Press Release
Claims That Lower Public Agency Registration Caused by Welfare Reform Rather Than Poor Implementation Undermined New York — A  new study published today by Demos debunks a recent Heritage Foundation report claiming that welfare reform is a significant factor in the decline...
10/06/2009
Press Release
Lawsuit filed today to force state social service agencies and election officials to comply with the National Voter Registration INDIANAPOLIS, IN — Citing clear evidence that Indiana public assistance agencies have violated their federally mandated responsibility to offer tens of thousands of...
07/09/2009
Press Release
Voting rights groups sue NM officials for failing to comply with the National Voter Registration Act SANTA FE, NM — Citing clear evidence that New Mexico public assistance agencies and moter vehicle offices have violated their federally mandated responsibility to offer tens of thousands of New...
07/09/2009
Press Release
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