voter identification

From the standpoint of voter access and effective administration, the 2010 elections were in many ways a mixed bag.  There were a number of troubling incidents that occurred including voter intimidation and threats of vote suppression, and the structural barriers to voting that keep...
11/04/2010
Publication
Many of the elections for governor, the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives will be close in 2010. Potentially, party control of the Senate and House hangs in the balance; gubernatorial races will also be critical, with redistricting to begin shortly after the elections. These dynamics set the...
09/16/2010
Publication
Arizona, Louisiana, Nevada Among States With Onerous Laws and Rules That Could Affect Mid-Term Election Results; North Carolina Stands Out as Best for Voters Washington, DC — With party control of the Senate and House of Representatives hanging in the balance, and a number of gubernatorial and...
09/16/2010
Press Release
Allegations that widespread voter fraud is threatening to the integrity of American elections and American democracy itself have intensified since the disputed 2000 presidential election. The claim that elections are being stolen by illegal immigrants and unscrupulous voter registration activists...
06/07/2010
Publication
Today, over forty years after the Voting Rights Act of 1965 demolished bars to voting for African Americans, the effort to prevent black people—as well as Latinos and the poor in general—from voting is experiencing a resurgence. A myriad of new tactics, some of which adopt the mantle of “election...
02/01/2009
Publication
Demos Senior Fellow Lorraine Minnite defends the work of ACORN and other voter registration groups and presents her research, which finds no evidence of voter fraud in US election history.
11/16/2008
News/Resource
Demos Senior Fellow Lorraine Minnite discusses how difficult it would be to cast enough fraudulent votes to steal an election.
11/02/2008
News/Resource
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
Publication
Some States Reject Tens of Thousands of Provisional Votes in 2006; Provisional Ballots May Play a Significant Role in 2008 New York, NY-- Provisional ballots could play a significant role in the 2008 Election, frustrating voters and leading to possible post-election wrangling, according to a...
10/24/2008
Press Release
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