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This year, as we attempt to keep our loved ones safe during a deadly pandemic, more people in our communities will be voting by mail (absentee) than ever before. Counting those votes will take time.
Policy Briefs
New Mexico is failing to enable Black and Brown communities to access their fundamental right to vote.
Policy Briefs
Andrea J. Serrano
Miles Tokunow
Laura Williamson
Amshula K. Jayaram
Efforts to change the long-standing practice of counting every individual in the country for the purposes of drawing legislative districts would reduce the political power of—and the resources provided to—Black and brown people.
Research
Shruti Banerjee
Naila Awan
From March through May, New Florida Majority Education Fund surveyed over 21,000 Floridians to ask how the pandemic was affecting their lives and well-being. This report presents our findings from those surveys.
Research
Demos
New Florida Majority Education Fund
Identifying Communities That Face Environmental Injustice, Using Lessons Learned from State Equity Mapping Programs
Policy Briefs
Evergreen Collaborative
Demos
An overview of the vote-by-mail eligibility criteria in Alabama, Texas, Georgia, Florida, Louisiana, Nevada, and California and the hurdles Black voters may face. 
Policy Briefs
Demos
Black Futures Lab
Missouri's absentee and mail voting systems place unconstitutional burdens on the right to vote and violates federal law.
Case
Updated October 9, 2020
Missouri
Decided
Voter registration has long been weaponized to silence voters. And it’s not by accident.
Policy Briefs
Laura Williamson
Amshula K. Jayaram
Written testimony of Demos President K. Sabeel Rahman before the US House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law
Testimony and Public Comment
K. Sabeel Rahman
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.
Case
Updated September 16, 2020
South Dakota
Pending