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Format: 04-16-2014
Format: 04-16-2014
The Georgia Secretary of State (SOS) and the Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) entered into a settlement agreement on April 17, 2012, concluding a lawsuit brought by the...
April 19, 2012 | Litigation |
Democracy works best when all eligible persons are able to participate and make their voices heard. This ideal is under attack because of restrictive photo identification laws passed recently in many...
April 18, 2012 | Report |
Chairman Schumer, Ranking Member Alexander, and Members of the Committee, thank you for the opportunity to submit testimony on behalf of Demos for the record in support of the Democracy is...
March 29, 2012 | Testimony |
In 2010, New York passed a law mandating that incarcerated persons be counted at their home residences for the purposes of drawing state legislative districts. Prior to the legislation’s enactment,...
February 24, 2012 | Litigation |
This unanimous panel decision was written by Chief Judge Briscoe and was joined by Judges Gorsuch and Matheson.  The U.S. Department of Justice filed an amicus brief in support of...
February 22, 2012 | Litigation |
By passing this proposed constitutional amendment, and laying the groundwork to enact SDR, Maryland would become the 10th state to permit eligible citizens to both register and vote on the same day...
February 15, 2012 | Testimony |
Same Day Registration (SDR) (also known as Election Day Registration) states have historically led the nation in voter turnout, with average turnout rates 10 to 12 percentage points higher than non-...
February 15, 2012 | Policy Brief |
Laura Rokoff
Emma Stokking
The presidential race had barely gotten off the ground when it became clear that 2012 would be the year of the Super PAC. The millions of dollars raised and spent by these strange and powerful...
February 8, 2012 | Report |
Virginia legislators are considering several bills that would make it more difficult for eligible persons to cast a ballot that will be counted, and would impose large costs for implementation. One...
February 2, 2012 | Policy Brief |
On February 1, 2012 a U.S. District Court denied a motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought by a Demos and a coalition of voting rights groups to remedy the State of Georgia's failure to provide voter...
February 1, 2012 | Litigation |
US District Court Northern District of Georgia Atlanta Division