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Experts and advocates for strengthening democracy came together to create new momentum and plans for the critical work that must be done.
While Florida’s purges of felons from voter rolls in 2000 have received national attention, little is known about the procedures other states use. To shed some light on these procedures, we surveyed the purge processes of 15 states.
Election Day Registration (EDR), which allows eligible voters to register and cast a ballot on Election Day, is a reform that reduces the unnecessary disfranchisement of eligible voters that may be caused by arbitrary registration deadlines.
Challenge to Ohio’s practice of targeting voters for removal from the registration rolls if they fail to cast a ballot in a two-year period.
Here we see the trick to undermining any universalistic program: creating an “us against them” narrative.
New York State’s Climate and Community Protection Act (CCPA) is a bold climate action policy for the people of New York.
The most accurate threshold to enter the rarefied top 1% of wealthholders, $7,880,400, is almost three times as high as the Census estimates.
As part of an effort to reshape rules around debt and lending to reduce racial wealth inequality, we propose establishing a public credit registry to gradually replace the current for-profit credit reporting system.
Demos requests that the Department of Justice investigate a potential violation of Section 11(b) of the Voting Rights Act by the President of the United States.
Challenge to halt Texas’ threatened removal of thousands of naturalized citizens from the voter registration rolls based on wholly unreliable and unverified accusations of non-citizen voting.
Challenge to guarantee that public assistance clients in Ohio receive the voter registration services required by Section 7 of the National Voter Registration Act.
In 2012, Michigan passed a law that allowed the governor to appoint emergency managers in municipalities, depriving local elected officials of governing power. It overwhelming affected communities of color. We filed an amicus brief in opposition to it.
Challenge to Florida Secretary of State's and 32 Florida counties' failure to to provide Spanish-language ballots and other election materials and assistance to voters educated in Puerto Rico.
Challenge to Ohio's practice of denying pre-trial detainees jailed in the days proceeding an election access to an absentee ballot.
Challenge to Arizona’s failure to provide voter registration services required under federal law when residents interact with the state motor vehicle agency.
A legal suit to guarantee that public assistance clients in Georgia receive the voter registration services required by Section 7 of the National Voter Registration Act.
Challenge to guarantee that public assistance clients in Massachusetts receive the voter registration services required by Section 7 of the National Voter Registration Act.
Intervention on behalf of SEIU 1199 United Healthcare Workers East to defend Broward County, Florida from a right-wing group's attempt to bully it into aggressively purging voters.
Challenge to North Carolina's failure to offer federally mandated voter registration services through public assistance and motor vehicle agencies.
Challenge to Missouri's failure to provide voter registration services required under federal law when residents interact with the state motor vehicle agency.