National Voter Registration Act
The federal Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled yesterday that the State of New Mexico Human Services Department (HSD) violated Section 7 of the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (NVRA) by improperly withholding voter registration applications from certain public assistance clients. ...
On February 1, 2012 a U.S. District Court denied a motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought by a Demos and a coalition of voting rights groups to remedy the State of Georgia's failure to provide voter registration services at public assistance offices, as required by Section 7 of the National Voter...
WASHINGTON, DC – In a strongly worded order handed down yesterday, U.S. District Judge Charles A. Pannell, Jr. denied a motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought by a coalition of voting rights groups to remedy the State of Georgia’s failure to provide voter registration services at public...
We write on behalf of New England United for Justice, persons eligible to register to vote that it represents, and others similarly situated to notify you that the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is not in compliance with Section 7 of the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (“NVRA”), 42 U.S.C. §...
Instead of addressing real problems with Michigan’s election system, these bills address phantom problems that will only serve to create further confusion and needlessly erect barriers to the ballot box. We urge this committee to reject these bills and work on bi-partisan reforms that will ensure...
In 1993, President Clinton signed a federal law to ensure that all Americans had the opportunity to register to vote. The National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) mandated not only that Americans have a chance to register to vote when they get a driver's license, but also when they visit public...
NEW YORK -- In a new analysis released today, national policy center Demos announced a major milestone in its work to build a more inclusive democracy: Across five states, more than one million additional low-income Americans, the most vulnerable of “the 99%”, have filled out voter registration...
A marked change in course can be seen at the end of 2006, when Demos and partners' NVRA enforcement work began in earnest.
The greatest impact of NVRA implementation was seen in Missouri and Ohio.
As public concern grows over deepening economic and political inequality, there’s good news to report in five states: 1 million additional members of the 99 percent have filled out voter registration forms at public assistance agencies since 2007. This milestone reflects Demos’ work helping five...