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Notice Letter to Missouri Governor Michael Parson and Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft Re: New June 2, 2020 Municipal Election Date Due to COVID-19
Testimony and Public Comment
Notice letter to the Ohio Secretary of State that aspects of the state's COVID-19-related election directive violate the National Voter Registration Act of 1993.
Testimony and Public Comment
The global coronavirus pandemic threatens to disrupt the Presidential Preference Primary election in Florida. The extension of vote-by-mail options and other accommodations at polling places is necessary.
We're asking Florida to immediately implement new procedures as a result of this crisis
Testimony and Public Comment
Chiraag Bains
Gilda Daniels
Judith A. Browne Dianis
Rachel Gilmer
Jess Unger
Andrea Mercado
Debbie Soto
We urge Ohio to take immediate action to ease and modify absentee ballot laws so that thousands of voters are not disenfranchised during Ohio’s March 17, 2020 primary.
Testimony and Public Comment
Brenda Wright
Jen Miller
Ezra Rosenberg
Pooja Chaudhuri
One New York State bill would interrupt the cycle of discrimination that comes with employment credit checks.
Testimony and Public Comment
Amy Traub
We're defending the rights of Allegheny County voters against a lawsuit that seeks to purge thousands from the voter roll.
Updated March 2, 2020
This forthcoming paper makes the case for why we need a new constitutional amendment—a Right-to-Vote Amendment for a 21st Century Democracy
Policy Briefs
An Analytical Framework
Hollie Russon Gilman
K. Sabeel Rahman
This report elevates the voices of affected communities across the country and provides important insights on the quest to vote.
Gilda Daniels
Tyson D. King-Meadows
Loren M. Henderson