Voter Registration Modernization

We write on behalf of the Michigan State Conference  of the NAACP, persons eligible to register to vote that it represents, and others similarly situated to notify you that the State of Michigan is not in compliance with Section 7 of the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (“NVRA...
08/22/2011
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Testimony of Steven Carbo Senior Program Director SB 641 Demos is a national, non-partisan research and advocacy organization headquartered in New York City.  Our Democracy Program works with policy makers, advocates and scholars around the nation to strengthen democracy by reducing barriers...
07/05/2011
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Demos and other voting rights advocates file suit to force Georgia to comply with the National Voter Registration Act Introduction 1.  This action seeks declaratory and injunctive relief to redress defendants' past and ongoing violations of their obligations under Section 7 of the National...
06/06/2011
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ATLANTA, GA. – A coalition of voting rights groups filed suit today against Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp and Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) Clyde L. Reese III to remedy the State of Georgia's failure to provide voter registration services at state...
06/06/2011
Press Release
New York, NY – Steve Carbo, Senior Program Director of the Democracy Program, issued the following statement praising the recent passage of California Senate Bill 641. "While voters across the nation continued to confront a wave of vote suppression legislation, Californians enjoyed a welcome...
06/03/2011
Press Release
The settlement with the state of Indiana sets forth the procedures that Indiana must follow for distributing voter registration applications to public assistance clients, both in its in-person transactions with these clients and in those transactions that occur by mail, over the telephone, and...
05/12/2011
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New York – Today, Demos, a national public policy and advocacy center that supports pro-voter election reform, applauded Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer for vetoing an anti-voter measure recently passed by the state legislature. The bill, HB 180, would have rescinded Montana’s so-called “...
04/13/2011
Press Release
We have analyzed the likely impact on voter turnout should West Virginia adopt Same Day Registration (SDR).1 Under a system proposed2 in West Virginia, eligi- ble voters who miss the current deadline for reg- istering may be able to register to vote during the state’s 17-day early voting period.3...
04/01/2011
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In The United States District Court For The District Of New Mexico
02/25/2011
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