National Voter Registration Act

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...
01/31/2012
Press Release
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. §...
12/08/2011
Publication
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...
11/30/2011
Publication
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...
11/25/2011
Blog
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...
11/22/2011
Press Release
A marked change in course can be seen at the end of 2006, when Demos and partners' NVRA enforcement work began in earnest. 
11/22/2011
Data Byte
The greatest impact of NVRA implementation was seen in Missouri and Ohio. 
11/22/2011
Data Byte
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...
11/21/2011
Publication
Senator Chuck Schumer wrote to U.S. Attorney General  Eric Holder, calling for stronger enforcement of voter registration provisions in the National Voter Registration Act of 1993. In this letter, Sen. Schumer cites work done by Demos in Ohio to force the state to social service voter...
09/21/2011
Publication
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