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Executive actions the new administration can take to help ensure the integrity of our elections and strengthen opportunities for civic participation for Black and brown Americans.
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.
New Mexico is failing to enable Black and Brown communities to access their fundamental right to vote.
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.
Florida’s online voter registration (OVR) system did not function properly on the day and night of the voter registration deadline. The State has extended the deadline, but not long enough for voters to complete their registrations.
Missouri's absentee and mail voting systems place unconstitutional burdens on the right to vote and violates federal law.
Voter registration has long been weaponized to silence voters. And it’s not by accident.
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.
Amicus Brief in Support of Plaintiffs-Respondents in Pippens v. Ashcroft, a case before the Missouri Court of Appeals on Missouri's proposed Amendment 3.
If we truly want to build inclusive democracy, we must articulate an affirmative vision of voting rights in the Constitution itself.
Challenge to halt implementation of an Indiana state law that would have purged voters without notice based on unreliable third-party data from the Crosscheck program.
FRRC offers this brief to make three points informed by its experience working with formerly convicted persons struggling to participate in Florida’s democracy under the strictures of SB7066.
Congress must address how Black, Indigenous, and Latinx people confront both the worst health outcomes and the greatest threats to household financial stability as a result of the pandemic.
Our case challenging Florida's lack of necessary emergency accommodations for presidential primary election due to the COVID-19 pandemic
This brief describes the challenges currently facing Black and brown people when voting by mail and presents policy recommendations at each step of the vote-by-mail process to mitigate those problems.
A toolkit to help local leaders and communities identify and act on the warning signs of a wrongful purge and to understand how federal law restricts such purges.
Ways to increase access to the ballot for people who are released from incarceration and for eligible voters who are currently incarcerated.
Notice to the South Dakota Secretary of State of Noncompliance with Sections 5 and 7 of the National Voter Registration Act
Challenging the new process for conducting Ohio’s primary election as one that will deprive Ohioans of their fundamental right to vote and the failure of the state to allow voters to register up to 30 days prior to the election as a violation of the National Voter Registration Act.
Progressives must see every policy fight as about more than its issues —it's an opportunity to shift power to Black and brown communities and working families.