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Format: 12-17-2014
Format: 12-17-2014
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
La práctica de la “manipulación de los distritos electorales sobre la base de la población reclusa” conocida como Gerrymandering, se produce cuando las personas encarceladas son incluidas como “...
February 1, 2012 | Policy Brief |
Peter Wagner
State-sponsored infringement on the right to vote is not a new phenomenon in Florida. Indeed, Florida’s history of voting rights violations led Congress to require that five Florida counties seek pre...
January 25, 2012 | Policy Brief |
When thinking about campaign finance issues, I always like to step back and think about the following question, which really motivates much of my work: How can we ensure adequate representation in a...
January 20, 2012 | Speech |
Two years ago the Supreme Court got it supremely wrong when it held that corporations had the  same rights as people to spend money in elections. Campaign finance laws protect our democracy from...
January 19, 2012 | Policy Brief |
A Nelson hold is a wrestling move used to pin an opponent.  The Montana Supreme Court recently upheld its century old restrictions on corporate political spending, finding that the State had a...
January 19, 2012 | Policy Brief |
Benefits of Same Day Registration Same Day Registration Increases Voter Turnout   States with SDR have historically seen average turnout rates that are 10 to 12 percentage points higher that non...
January 9, 2012 | Testimony |