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Voter registration has long been weaponized to silence voters. And it’s not by accident.
If we truly want to build inclusive democracy, we must articulate an affirmative vision of voting rights in the Constitution itself.
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.
The three sets of steps policymakers and election officials must take to ensure that Black and brown Americans—and all Americans—can exercise their fundamental right to vote in 2020 and beyond.
The specter of voter fraud is a talking point deployed to silence the voices of Black and brown voters across the country.
This forthcoming paper makes the case for why we need a new constitutional amendment—a Right-to-Vote Amendment for a 21st Century Democracy
A Primer for Advocates on the National Voter Registration Act
In January 2016, Oregon became the first state in the country to implement Automatic Voter Registration. It was a resounding success.
Same Day Registration (SDR) allows eligible voters to register to vote and cast their ballots on the same day, at the same time.
Voter intimidation and misinformation campaigns have significantly increased in recent years. They are toxic to democracy.
16 policies and practices that would make registration more accessible and seamless, lead to more effective and efficient election administration, and strengthen protections for voters’ rights.
Public assistance offices have received nearly 2 million voter registration forms nationwide since the passage of the National Voter Registration Act.
Early voting provides a means for eligible voters to cast their ballots at a time and location other than in person on Election Day.
How Voters Stood Up Against Suppression, ID, and Intimidation
An overview of the bureaucratic barriers to becoming—and remaining—registered to vote.
Ways to improve our electoral system and voter registration process.
The Massachusetts lawsuit alleges that the Commonwealth failed to provide required voter registration services at public assistance offices, a violation of the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (NVRA).
The report is timed to the two-day federal trial that starts tomorrow morning that will redraw Kansas’ legislative districts. If the Court were to adopt the House’s proposed map, Kansas would end up with a dubious distinction: having the nation’s most extreme instance of prison-based gerrymandering in a state legislative district.