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Format: 07-28-2016
Format: 07-28-2016
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...
February 10, 2009 | Book |
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and Illinois Department of Human Services (DHS), the state's public assistance agency, entered into an agreement to ensure the state's compliance with Section 7...
December 19, 2008 | Litigation |
      League of Women Voters of Ohio v. Brunner
November 26, 2008 | Litigation |
Authors R. Michael Alvarez (California Institute of Technology) and Jonathan Nagler (New York University) have analyzed the likely impact on voter turnout should Hawaii adopt Election Day...
November 11, 2008 | Policy Brief |
R. Michael Alvarez
Jonathan Nagler
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...
October 29, 2008 | Policy Brief |
Democracy Program Staff
Toward an Equal Electorate draws upon available data to show that low-income voter registration in public assistance agencies have increased anywhere from 22 percent to over 2,600 percent compared to...
October 29, 2008 | Policy Brief |
The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals reverses the lower court's August 2007 dismissal of the case, holding that both Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner and Director Helen E. Jones-Kelley of the...
October 28, 2008 | Litigation |
Under the Help America Vote Act of 2002 (HAVA), voters whose names cannot be found on the voter rolls on Election Day or who cannot meet HAVA’s new voter identification requirement must be ...
October 24, 2008 | Policy Brief |
Scott Novakowski
Voter registrations in Virginia public assistance agencies declined by 87 percent between 1995-1996 and 2005-2006, despite increased enrollment in public benefit programs like food stamps. Field...
October 20, 2008 | Report |