NVRA

MassHealth, EOHHS, and SOC Agree To Remedy NVRA Compliance Problems BOSTON, NEW YORK, and WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 17, 2015) – Voting rights advocates and Massachusetts officials announced today that settlements have been reached in a three-year old federal lawsuit regarding the requirement to...
06/17/2015
Press Release
Plaintiffs New England Area Conference of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (“NAACP-NEAC”) and New England United for Justice (“NEU4J”) (collectively “Plaintiffs”)1 brought this Action alleging violations of Section 7 of the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (“...
06/17/2015
Publication
Apparently not content with throwing up needless roadblocks to casting a ballot on Election Day, the Lone Star State has been disenfranchising even those who follow all the rules. So says Battleground Texas in a letter sent yesterday to Texas Secretary of State Carlos Cascos. According to the...
05/28/2015
Blog
Picture this: You go to the Department of Motor Vehicles to apply for a driver’s license. You complete an application that contains your name, address, data of birth, citizenship, and social security number. You provide multiple proofs of address and identity. Then you come to a box asking whether...
02/05/2015
Blog
Talk about your sore losers. After the Supreme Court struck down its attempt to make voter registration harder, Arizona is now attempting to implement a two-tier voting system that would require proof of citizenship in order to vote in state and local elections. Eligible voters who do not show...
10/18/2013
Blog
NEW YORK -- Today, the Supreme Court released its decision in Arizona v. Inter Tribal Council of Arizona (No. 12-71), striking down an Arizona law that created unnecessary barriers to voter registration in violation of the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA). Demos served as co-counsel to a...
06/17/2013
Press Release
A new report from Demos, Registering Millions: The Success and Potential of the National Voter Registration Act at 20 highlights the impact the National Voter Registration Act has had over the past twenty years. It may seem unthinkable now, but as late as the 1980s, people in several states...
05/20/2013
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New York, NY – As Coloradans celebrate the expansion of their freedom to vote and North Carolinians fight to protect theirs, national public policy institute Demos will mark the 20th Anniversary of the passage of the National Voter Registration Act, better known as the “Motor Voter” law on Monday,...
05/17/2013
Press Release
Encouraged by the increased diversity of the U.S. electorate, Democratic strategists have mounted a new push to make Texas a swing state. The "Battleground Texas" campaign seeks to increase voter participation in the Lone Star State and builds on the groundbreaking "50 State Strategy"...
02/04/2013
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Earlier this week, hundreds of non-partisan organizations came together for National Voter Registration Day to ensure that hundreds of thousands of Americans will be able to exercise their freedom to vote and make their voices heard this upcoming November. While a 21st century upgrade of our...
09/26/2012
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