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Format: 10-23-2017
Format: 10-23-2017
“Same Day Registration” (SDR) greatly expands opportunities for Americans to participate in the electoral process and cast a ballot that will be properly counted by allowing citizens to register and...
May 26, 2011 | Policy Brief |
The American middle class did not create itself in the 20th century. Rather, a post-war model of robust public investment in our nation’s people and institutions (despite high deficits) led to...
May 5, 2011 | Policy Brief |
We have analyzed the likely impact on voter turnout should California adopt Election Day Registration (EDR). The availability of EDR procedures should give voters who have not previously registered...
May 3, 2011 | Policy Brief |
R. Michael Alvarez
Jonathan Nagler
Prison-based gerrymandering is the practice of counting incarcerated persons as “residents” of a prison when drawing legislative districts in order to give extra influence to the districts that...
May 2, 2011 | Policy Brief |
Peter Wagner
Brenda Wright
We have analyzed the likely impact on voter turnout should Nebraska adopt Election Day Registration (EDR). Under the system proposed in Nebraska, eligible voters who miss the current 17 day...
April 6, 2011 | Policy Brief |
R. Michael Alvarez
Jonathan Nagler
The last decade is now often described as a “lost decade.” In the United States, there was no net job creation, median family income declined, and $15 trillion in household wealth was lost, the...
March 29, 2011 | Policy Brief |
Today there are almost 29 million people in the United States for whom the economy has failed to perform its most important function: providing enough jobs to go around. This reality is dimming the...
March 7, 2011 | Policy Brief |
Philip Harvey
Strong voter participation and engagement are fundamental to a healthy democracy.  Efforts to restrict access to voting fly in the face of this important goal.  Alarmingly, despite another...
February 28, 2011 | Policy Brief |
Jennifer Lohr
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
Americans use credit cards millions of times every day. The convenience and utility of revolving credit has become a way of life for most families. However for some, it has also become a lifeline....
February 5, 2011 | Policy Brief |