National Voter Registration Act

In a recent report from the Heritage Center for Data Analysis (2008) titled Welfare Reform a Factor in Lower Voter Registration at Public Assistance Offices, authors Muhlhausen and Tyrrell argue that the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act (PRWORA)--passed in 1996...
10/06/2009
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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
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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
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Settlement Follows July 2008 Federal Court Injunction Finding Widespread Violations of National Voter Registration Act Kansas City, MO — Low-income voters in Missouri will see increased access to voter registration at Missouri public assistance offices as a result of a settlement agreement...
06/25/2009
Press Release
Demos and Project Vote sent a letter to California Secretary of State Deborah Bowen informing her office that California's public assistance agencies are not in full compliance with the National Voter Registration Act, citing evidence of declining registration numbers at those offices.
05/14/2009
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