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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.
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.
How We Can Fix the Housing Affordability Crisis
Demos’ Race-Class Narrative (RCN) project developed an empirically-tested narrative on race and class that resonates with all working people and offers an alternative to—and neutralizes the use of—dog-whistle racism.
A Primer for Advocates on the National Voter Registration Act
The County announced it would “immediately” begin sharing the identities of persons who register to vote through the DMV with the Immigration and Customs Service (“ICE”). This is in violation of Sections 5 and 8 of the NVRA.
Democracy Dollars Can Make Every Voice Matter in Albuquerque’s Elections
Re: Announced Policy's Violation of Sections 5 and 8 of the National Voter Registration Act
A newly announced policy of the Rensselaer County Board of Elections violates the National Voter Registration Act
The Public Interest Law Foundation has made such misleading and irresponsible claims before, and, when tested, they have uniformly proven to be unreliable and misleading.
This forthcoming paper makes the case for why we need a new constitutional amendment—a Right-to-Vote Amendment for a 21st Century Democracy
If we truly want to build inclusive democracy, we must articulate an affirmative vision of voting rights in the Constitution itself.
Our racist criminal legal system denies voting rights to millions. We must end this practice of disenfranchisement in all its forms.
Voter registration has long been weaponized to silence voters. And it’s not by accident.
Removing unnecessary hurdles to small donor participation will help fix a system that currently prioritizes wealthy, white, male donors over communities of color and working-class people.
It is time for us to recognize the right of sovereignty and self-determination for the over 4 million combined residents of Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, American Samoa, the Northern Mariana Islands, and Washington, D.C.
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.