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Format: 10-30-2014
Format: 10-30-2014
Despite controversy in the United States about immigration, most agree that when someone from another country goes through the difficult process of becoming a naturalized American citizen, he or she...
December 19, 2011 | Report |
A preliminary analysis of the United States Election Assistance Commission’s (EAC) biennial report to Congress on the NVRA shows the dramatic impact that stepped-up oversight and enforcement of voter...
July 13, 2011 | Report |
We have analyzed the likely impact on voter turnout should Hawaii adopt Election Day Registration (EDR). Under the system proposed in Hawaii, eligible voters who miss the current 30-day deadline for...
February 16, 2011 | Policy Brief |
R. Michael Alvarez
Jonathan Nagler
The challenges of the twenty-first century are of an unprecedented scale. Climate change, financial instability, the housing crisis, the need for health care-all of these are political issues that...
November 9, 2010 | Book |
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...
November 4, 2010 | Report |
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...
September 16, 2010 | Report |
Work by Demos and its partners suggests that millions of low-income Americans can be brought into the political process through proper implementation of an often-neglected provision of the National...
July 22, 2010 | Report |
Scott Novakowski
It may be a cliché that we are a nation of immigrants, but statistics show that it is as true today as in any other period in our history. And while Americans may debate the best way to bring...
June 29, 2010 | Report |
The Great Recession of 2008 and its after-effects still are radically impacting the lives of millions. While men initially bore the heavier burden, women are now increasingly falling victim to...
March 31, 2010 | Report |
Scott Novakowski
Authors R. Michael Alvarez (California Institute of Technology) and Jonathan Nagler (New York University) have analyzed the likely impact on voter turnout should Maryland adopt Same Day Registration...
February 25, 2010 | Policy Brief |
R. Michael Alvarez
Jonathan Nagler