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Format: 12-20-2014
Format: 12-20-2014
Overly burdensome photo ID laws add an unnecessary layer of bureaucracy that disenfranchises millions of otherwise eligible voters. Photo ID requirements place tremendous fiscal burdens on states...
February 18, 2014 | Policy Brief |
J. Mijin Cha
Liz Kennedy
Provisional ballots are not counted as regular ballots and should be used in only very limited situations. Provisional ballots cast solely because an eligible voter voted in the wrong precinct or...
February 18, 2014 | Policy Brief |
J. Mijin Cha
Liz Kennedy
Nearly six million people are denied the right to vote due to felony offenses, even if they have completed their sentences. One out of every 13 eligible African Americans of voting age has lost...
February 18, 2014 | Policy Brief |
J. Mijin Cha
Liz Kennedy
Language Access Over 25 million residents have limited English proficiency. Proper translation procedures and practices can directly increase voter participation. States should provide language...
February 18, 2014 | Policy Brief |
J. Mijin Cha
Liz Kennedy
Voter intimidation and misinformation campaigns have significantly increased in recent years. Congress should pass a ban on deceptive practices and voter intimidation at the federal level. States...
February 18, 2014 | Policy Brief |
J. Mijin Cha
Liz Kennedy
States should ensure eligible voters can be added to state registration databases with fair, effective and uniform standards, and should only remove voters in compliance with the National Voter...
February 18, 2014 | Policy Brief |
J. Mijin Cha
Liz Kennedy
Making our election system function for all of our citizens should be a bedrock commitment of our nation. The current disparities by class and race in voter registration—and thus, voter turnout—...
February 18, 2014 | Policy Brief |
J. Mijin Cha
Liz Kennedy
Dear Mr. President: Thank you for your leadership in enacting the Affordable Care Act, and for your commitment to helping all Americans access quality, affordable health care, a goal that the...
January 23, 2014 | Advocacy Letter |
For our democracy to thrive, the freedom to vote must be fiercely protected for all citizens, regardless of class or privilege. Our representative form of democracy only works as intended when all...
November 4, 2013 | Report |
Lisa Danetz