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Format: 12-20-2014
Format: 12-20-2014
The ability to cast a ballot that will be counted is a fundamental freedom that protects the other essential rights that Americans hold dear. The freedom to vote is how Americans, regardless of...
May 17, 2012 | Policy Brief |
In a Complaint filed today in federal district court in Boston, plaintiffs point to what they say is clear evidence that the Commonwealth and DTA are not complying with federal law: The number...
May 15, 2012 | Litigation |
Demos
Project Vote
Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights
Demos commends Connecticut for passing one of the strongest campaign-finance disclosure bills in the United States and recommends that the Governor promptly sign the bill into law. This is an...
May 10, 2012 | Advocacy Letter |
Dear Secretary Aichele, We write on behalf of the Black Political Empowerment Project (B-PEP), persons eligible to register to vote who they represent, and others similarly situated to notify you...
April 26, 2012 | Litigation |
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 |