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This resource guide is intended to help advocates and local leaders make common-sense improvements to current voter removal practices and oppose bad bills that limit access to the ballot.
Campaign Legal Center
Common Cause
Fair Elections Center
League of Women Voters
Southern Poverty Law Center
State Voices
Dēmos strongly supports updating federal regulations to restore and extend overtime protections. However, we urge the Department to finalize a stronger rule than the one proposed.
Testimony and Public Comment
Udochi Onwubiko
This brief makes a case for directly empowering frontline communities to help govern public and private institutions that impact their lives.
Policy Briefs
Evaluating ten states across a spectrum of voter removal practices on an important but often overlooked voting barrier: voter purges. Purges played a part in more than 19 million voters being removed between the 2020 and 2022 general elections.
The Supreme Court is deciding cases that involve critical decisions affecting our everyday lives while using a procedure that provides little to no transparency to the public.
Policy Briefs
Ashley Tjhung
Why it is so important we expand our definition of public goods and protect them from profit-seeking private hands
Policy Briefs
This explainer outlines the consequences of corporate actors consolidating their power to act against the public good, and how Black and brown communities can come together to collectively advance and envision a just, inclusive economy.
Policy Briefs
After evaluating the progress of 10 federal agencies in responding to President Biden’s Executive Order on Promoting Access to Voting, we find that most federal agencies have room for improvement. 
Policy Briefs
A resource for North Carolinian advocates and local leaders to understand, spot, and report unlawful voter purges.
Policy Briefs
Southern Coalition for Social Justice
South Dakota's public assistance agencies and motor vehicle offices are regularly failing to provide voter registration services to individuals, in violation of the National Voter Registration Act.
Updated December 22, 2022
South Dakota