Posts by Damon Daniels

Illinois is on the cusp of becoming the newest AVR kid on the block—after a second bite at the apple. 
June 12, 2017 | Damon Daniels
Yesterday, U.S. District Court Judge Samuel Der‑Teghiayan blocked Same-Day Registration (SDR) at all precinct‑level polling locations in Illinois for the November 8 Presidential Election.
September 28, 2016 | Damon Daniels
Automatic Voter Registration (AVR)—meaning voter registration that occurs without a proactive effort by individual citizens—has caught fire following Oregon’s enactment of the first model last year...
April 28, 2016 | Damon Daniels
Last week, Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear issued Executive Order 2015‑871, which restores the right to vote for citizens with previous non‑violent felony offenses.
December 1, 2015 | Damon Daniels
In 2014, the nation experienced a historically low voter turnout rate of approximately 36 percent. New Jersey managed to perform even worse, with a turnout of merely 31 percent, and the state’s 2015...
November 13, 2015 | Damon Daniels
Yesterday, Governor Christie vetoed the New Jersey Democracy Act, a comprehensive voting reform bill geared toward empowering the voices of New Jersey residents.
November 10, 2015 | Damon Daniels
Officially count Vermont as the latest state to usher in Same-Day Registration.
June 1, 2015 | Damon Daniels
Election officials in Rhode Island are swiftly moving about the business of pro-voter reform.
April 16, 2015 | Damon Daniels