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Format: 02-26-2017
Format: 02-26-2017
Report authors R. Michael Alvarez and Jonathan Nagler have analyzed the likely impact on voter turnout should New Mexico adopt Same Day Registration (SDR). Under the system proposed in New Mexico,...
February 19, 2009 | Report |
Economic security for seniors was built on the three-legged stool of retirement (Social Security, pensions, and savings) at the core of the social contract that rewards a lifetime of productivity....
January 28, 2009 | Report |
In July 2008, 49 advocates, scholars, and thinkers met in Washington, D.C. and came to agreement on the outlines of a broad agenda for democracy reform. In the weeks that followed, the...
October 29, 2008 | Report |
Demos, Everyday Democracy, America Speaks
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 |
As Miles and Stuart write in Capturing Democracy's Surge, "America needs an election process that is efficient, trustworthy, and welcoming. We need a renewed sense of citizenship and service, and a...
September 15, 2008 | Report |
Stuart Comstock-Gay
Election Day Registration (EDR), which allows eligible voters to register and cast a ballot on Election Day, is a reform that reduces the unnecessary disfranchisement of eligible voters that may be...
August 15, 2008 | Report |
The Economic State of Young America is a comprehensive databook offering proof that a combination of declining incomes, growing debt, and high costs of education, homeownership and healthcare are...
May 6, 2008 | Report |
When Congress passed the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) in 1993, its goals were to “increase the number of eligible citizens who register to vote in elections for Federal office” and “protect...
April 1, 2008 | Report |
As the next installment in the By a Thread series, Economic (In)Security uses the Middle Class Security Index to provide the first comprehensive portrait of the level of financial security enjoyed by...
February 21, 2008 | Report |
In the Red or In the Black? looks at whether household savings serve to protect families from incurring unsecured debt, and in turn, whether the presence of unsecured debt acts as a barrier to...
January 23, 2008 | Report |