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Format: 10-24-2014
Format: 10-24-2014
States should provide uniform poll worker training before Election Day to ensure Election Day runs smoothly. Polls workers should receive a uniform wage across the state. Poll worker recruitment...
February 18, 2014 | Policy Brief |
J. Mijin Cha
Liz Kennedy
Ballot design should be simple and straightforward to ensure voters understand for whom and for what they are casting their votes. Ballots should be written in clear, plain language. Ballot...
February 18, 2014 | Policy Brief |
J. Mijin Cha
Liz Kennedy
Election administration should not be affected by partisan goals. Partisan election administration increases the risk of disenfranchisement. Non-partisan election administration boosts faith and...
February 18, 2014 | Policy Brief |
J. Mijin Cha
Liz Kennedy
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