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Format: 09-19-2018
Format: 09-19-2018
Background Maine, Minnesota and Wisconsin adopted the practice of Election Day Registration (known as EDR) in the early 1970s. After a two-decade lull in reform activity, Wyoming, New Hampshire and...
| Report |
Demos
Same Day Registration (SDR) allows eligible voters to register to vote and cast their ballots on the same day. Depending on the state, this one-stop process for registering and voting may be offered...
| Explainer |
Demos
Connecticut has offered a voluntary public financing system for state-wide constitutional and General Assembly offices since 2008. Through financing from the Citizens' Election Fund, candidates that...
| Report |
As former and present Secretaries of the State of Connecticut, we are very proud of our state for broadening our democracy by adopting a public financing system for our legislative and statewide...
| Advocacy Letter |
Denise Merrill
Data Sets Our data sets were provided and cleaned by Public Campaign. For the purposes of this report, Public Campaign used federal campaign contribution data made public by the Federal...
| Policy Brief |
Blair Bowie
Dēmos hereby submits these comments in response to the Request for Public Comment by the U.S Election Assistance Commission regarding the question of whether to amend the State-specific...
| Litigation |
Demos
In today’s economy, a college education is essential for getting a good job and entering the middle class.  Yet, despite this reality, college costs are rising beyond the reach of many...
| Policy Brief |
The shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri brought to light a set of racial injustices in the lived daily experiences of the city’s African American residents.1 Attempts to understand...
| Explainer |
Karen Shanton
Increasingly, identity theft is a fact of life. We might once have hoped to protect ourselves from hackers with airtight passwords and aggressive spam folders, and those are good ideas as far as they...
| Book |