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Format: 10-24-2014
Format: 10-24-2014
Citing clear evidence that numerous low-income New Jersey residents have been denied the opportunity to register to vote, attorneys from Rutgers Constitutional Law Clinic, Project Vote, Demos, the...
October 1, 2013 | Advocacy Letter |
Project Vote
Rutgers Constitutional Law Clinic
Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
Demos
NAACP
Fundamental to a healthy, thriving democracy is the participation of every eligible voter. Voter registration is a fundamental first step to bringing more voices into our electoral system. As the...
August 1, 2013 | Policy Brief |
Chairman Franks, Ranking Member Nadler, and Members of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice: I appreciate the opportunity to testify today regarding the Voting...
July 18, 2013 | Testimony |
Early voting provides a means for eligible voters to cast their ballots at a time and location other than in person on Election Day. EARLY VOTING COMES IN TWO BASIC FORMS: EARLY IN-PERSON VOTING...
July 15, 2013 | Explainer |
Estelle Rogers
For our democracy to thrive, the freedom to vote must be fiercely protected for all citizens, regardless of class or privilege. The right to vote provides the foundation that makes all other rights...
May 20, 2013 | Report |
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...
March 1, 2013 | Explainer |
Demos
Congress’s decision in 2006 to reauthorize § 5 of the Voting Rights Act for 25 years and to maintain the existing coverage formula was a reasonable and appropriate exercise of its enforcement...
February 4, 2013 | Litigation |
The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
Demos
The right to vote is just that – a fundamental right which is the cornerstone of American democracy. In the 2012 election, that sacred value was challenged in a way we have not seen in a couple of...
November 15, 2012 | Policy Brief |
Former U.S. Representative Lincoln Davis, of Tennessee, knows something about elections and government, yet this year when he went to polls in his hometown where he’d been voting since 1995, he was...
November 1, 2012 | Explainer |