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Format: 10-19-2017
Format: 10-19-2017
This report examines election day registration (EDR), an important reform measure that would help address some of the problems highlighted by the 2000 election. Currently, six states have election...
January 1, 2002 | Report |
In Daggett v. Webster, the Maine ACLU refiled its constitutional challenge to the Maine Clean Election Act. This law lowers campaign contribution limits, creates a voluntary system of full public...
November 5, 1996 | Litigation |
Civil Action No. 98-223-B-H    UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT  DISTRICT OF MAINE   Beverly C. Daggett, et al.,  Plaintiffs   v.   Peter B. Webster, et al., Defendants...
October 5, 1996 | Litigation |
IN THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS  FOR THE FIRST CIRCUIT   ____________________________________   Beverly C. Daggett, et al.,  Plaintiffs-Appellees   v.   Peter B....
September 5, 1996 | Litigation |
Providing every citizen an equal opportunity to register to vote, equal access to the polls, and assurance that every ballot cast is counted is a complex and daunting task. Success requires a broad...
| Testimony |
We want to applaud the members of the Judiciary Committee for holding a hearing tomorrow on deceptive practices and urge the members of the Committee to support the passage of the Deceptive Practices...
| Advocacy Letter |
Demos and the Prison Policy Initiative respectfully submit this testimony to make recommendations for the Special Joint Committee on Redistricting as it seeks to assess lessons learned after the 2010...
| Testimony |
Background Maine, Minnesota and Wisconsin adopted the practice of Election Day Registration (known as EDR) in the early 1970s. After a two-decade lull in reform activity, Wyoming, New Hampshire and...
| Report |
Demos
Same Day Registration (SDR) allows eligible voters to register to vote and cast their ballots on the same day. Depending on the state, this one-stop process for registering and voting may be offered...
| Explainer |
Demos
Connecticut has offered a voluntary public financing system for state-wide constitutional and General Assembly offices since 2008. Through financing from the Citizens' Election Fund, candidates that...
| Report |