National Voter Registration Act

Demos submitted this testimony from Demos President Miles Rapoport to the House Subcommittee on Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties, highlighting the denial of voter registration opportunities for low-income voters and veterans, and underscoring the continued systemic problems with the...
03/18/2009
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The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and Illinois Department of Human Services (DHS), the state's public assistance agency, entered into an agreement to ensure the state's compliance with Section 7 of the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) of 1993.
12/19/2008
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      League of Women Voters of Ohio v. Brunner
11/26/2008
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Toward an Equal Electorate draws upon available data to show that low-income voter registration in public assistance agencies have increased anywhere from 22 percent to over 2,600 percent compared to previous years. In the five states examined — North Carolina, Michigan, Virginia, Pennsylvania, and...
10/29/2008
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The 2008 Election Primer: Election Administration, Voting Rights & Legal Challenges, provides a comprehensive account of the latest research and litigation on key election issues — including voter registration challenges, voter access, fraud allegations, federal voting requirements, as well...
10/29/2008
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The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals reverses the lower court's August 2007 dismissal of the case, holding that both Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner and Director Helen E. Jones-Kelley of the Department of Job and Family Services (DJFS) have responsibility to ensure that the local offices...
10/28/2008
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Sec. of State Brunner and Dept. of Job and Family Services Dir. Jones-Kelly Must Enforce NVRA Provisions for Voter Registration Cincinnati, OH According to a unanimous federal appeals court decision, the state of Ohio may no longer shirk its responsibility to ensure that low-income citizens are...
10/28/2008
Press Release
Voter registrations in Virginia public assistance agencies declined by 87 percent between 1995-1996 and 2005-2006, despite increased enrollment in public benefit programs like food stamps. Field investigators in early 2008 confirmed that state offices were not offering voter registration, as...
10/20/2008
Publication
Full Implementation of National Voter Registration Act Requirement Improves Registration Among Low-Income Voters New York, NY — Virginia has this year taken a number of steps to be in full compliance with the National Voter Registration Act of 1993, specifically its requirement that states provide...
10/20/2008
Press Release
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