Alex Keyessar
Alexander Keyssar

Alexander Keyssar

Alexander Keyssar is the Matthew W. Stirling Jr. Professor of History and Social Policy at Harvard University. An historian by training, he has specialized in the explanation of issues that have contemporary policy implications. His book, The Right to Vote: The Contested History of Democracy in the United States (2000), was named the best book […]

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Cassandra Jones Havard

Cassandra Jones Havard

Professor Jones Havard’s scholarship examines financial services regulation. She has authored numerous articles addressing challenges in regulating the financial services industry. She teaches courses in banking law, commercial law, corporations and contracts. Professor Jones Havard joined the law faculty at the University of Baltimore in 2005. She began her academic career at the Beasley School […]

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Melanie Sloan

Melanie Sloan

Melanie Sloan serves as CREW’s Executive Director and is a nationally recognized expert on congressional ethics. Prior to starting CREW, she served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the District of Columbia where, from 1998-2003, she successfully tried cases before dozens of judges and juries. Before becoming a prosecutor, Ms. Sloan served as Minority […]

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Abby Levine

Abby Levine

Abby Levine serves as Legal Director of Advocacy Programs at Alliance for Justice.  She provides legal guidance that encourages grantmakers to support advocacy and other nonprofit organizations to participate in policymaking decisions through an understanding of federal tax and election law.  Abby’s work includes creating curriculum, teaching workshops, providing technical assistance, writing plain-language legal guides, […]

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Kate Zimmerman

Kate Zimmerman

Kate Zimmerman joined the National Wildlife Federation in 2003. Before coming to NWF, Kate spent several years as a private attorney in Colorado with a practice emphasizing environmental and natural resources law.  She represented national and regional environmental organizations in matters ranging from challenges to federal timber sales to participation in federal reserve water rights […]

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Gerard Caprio

Gerard Caprio

Gerard Caprio is the William Brough Professor of Economics and Chair of the Center for Development Economics at Williams College. Dr. Caprio is an alumnus of Williams College, having received his undergraduate degree in economics with honors in 1972. He then went on to complete his Ph.D. in economics at the University of  Michigan(Ann Arbor) […]

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Victoria Bassetti
Victoria Bassetti

Victoria Bassetti

Victoria is an expert on voting in America and on the legislative process. She also has extensive experience in the way politicians and social causes use social and new media. She has a second area of expertise in media and entertainment policy issues (intellectual property, content-technology convergence) and commercial law (antitrust, bankruptcy). Victoria is the […]

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Lawrence Mishel

Lawrence Mishel

Lawrence Mishel, a nationally-recognized economist, is President of the Economic Policy Institute, a role he assumed in 2002. Dr. Mishel first joined EPI in 1987 as Research Director. In the more than two decades he has been with EPI, Dr. Mishel has helped build it into the nation’s premier research organization focused on U.S. living […]

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Andrew Gelman
Andrew Gelman

Andrew Gelman

Andrew Gelman is a professor of statistics and political science and director of the Applied Statistics Center at Columbia University. He has received the Outstanding Statistical Application award from the American Statistical Association, the award for best article published in the American Political Science Review, and the Council of Presidents of Statistical Societies award for outstanding contributions by a person under […]

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Joseph E. Stiglitz

Joseph E. Stiglitz

Joseph E. Stiglitz is a professor of finance and business at Columbia University and chair of the University’s Committee on Global Thought. In 2001, Stiglitz was awarded the Nobel Prize in economics for his analyses of markets with asymmetric information. He was a lead author of the 1995 Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate […]

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David Donnelly

David Donnelly

David is a veteran of money in politics campaigns at the state and national level, serving in a variety of campaign management, research, outreach, communications, fundraising, and strategist roles for major initiatives since the mid-1990s. He joined Public Campaign Action Fund in 2002. Over his career, David has managed policy campaigns at both the state […]

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Nicole Woo

Nicole Woo

Nicole Woo has worked on domestic hunger policy as the Associate Director of the New York City Coalition Against Hunger and as a Senior Policy Analyst at the Food Research and Action Center. She also has worked as a fundraiser and director of administration for several non-profit organizations in New York City and Washington, DC.

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Estelle Rogers
Estelle Rogers

Estelle Rogers

Estelle Rogers is Project Vote’s Legislative Director. In this position, she coordinates the organization’s policy work on both state and federal levels, including interacting directly with legislators and staff, writing testimony and public education materials, and building coalitions with other organizations. Ms Rogers is the co-author of a chapter in the 2012 publication, America Votes, […]

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James Bothwell

James Bothwell

James Bothwell is the President and Founder of Bothwell Financial Market and Regulatory Strategies LLC. From 2009 – 2011, Bothwell was a member of the Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council at Financial Accounting Standards Boards. Between 1997-2002, Bothwell served as Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer at Federal Housing Finance Board. Bothwell served as Chief […]

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Politico
Nathaniel Persily
June 4, 2015

Many Americans believe that someone, somewhere in Washington, must be in charge of tracking who is and who isn’t a citizen

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Spencer Overton
March 5, 2015

Today the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies released 50 Years of the Voting Rights Act: The State of Race in P


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Benjamin Todd Jealous
November 11, 2014

For far too many Americans, voting became more difficult or, in some cases, impossible in 2014.

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Wendy R. Weiser
November 4, 2014

There is still suspense over what will happen on Election Day, with control of the Senate hanging in the balance.


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Penda D. Hair
October 27, 2014

Voting is the cornerstone of democracy – at least, it should be.

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Heather McGhee
September 26, 2014

In her testimony to the Senate Banking Committee, Demos President Heather McGhee describes what we can do to cut the red tape


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Page Gardner
August 26, 2014

A century ago, as Americans debated whether women should be allowed to vote, one prominent observer scoffed at the notion of

Demos
Lisa Danetz
August 25, 2014

In 2008, as the state of Missouri was poised to adopt a constitutional amendment to require documentary proof of citizenship


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Andrew Gelman
August 21, 2014

How can election polls swing so much given the increasingly polarized nature of American politics, where switching one’s su

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Victoria Bassetti
August 8, 2014

A few weeks ago, to the low roar from a Brooklyn music venue, I got carded. It doesn’t happen often anymore.


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Estelle Rogers
August 7, 2014

Forty-ninth anniversaries don’t usually garner much attention, but today a 49th anniversary—though filled with pathos—

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Congress went home last week without tackling several critical issues facing our country. This is common in an election year.


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Justin Levitt
August 6, 2014

Voter ID laws are back in the news once again, with two new opinions from the Wisconsin Supreme Court late last week dealing

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Penda D. Hair
July 30, 2014

One year ago, the Supreme Court opened the floodgates for state legislatures to restrict voting access. In Shelby County v.


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Page Gardner
July 7, 2014

Fifty years ago today, President Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act into law. On that great day in 1964, surrounded by Dr.

The Hill
Barbara Arnwine
June 25, 2014

The 2014 mid-term elections are coming, with the political season upon us.


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Benjamin Todd Jealous
June 16, 2014

We have known what it is for at least half a century.

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Benjamin Todd Jealous
February 21, 2014

The whispers are traveling around progressive circles from Atlanta to Washington: Georgia might go blue by 2020 or even 20


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Wendy R. Weiser
January 23, 2014

Everyone knows that Washington is mired in gridlock.

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Judith Browne-Dianis
August 27, 2013

Rosanell Eaton, age 92, was one of the first African-Americans to vote in North Carolina — even as the state tried its


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Doug Kendall
August 26, 2013

On Wednesday, Barack Obama will deliver one of the most important speeches of his presidency.

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Wendy R. Weiser
July 18, 2013

On behalf of the Brennan Center for Justice, I thank the Senate Judiciary Committee for the opportunity to submit testimony i


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Chairman Franks, Ranking Member Nadler, and Members of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice

Tom Saenz
July 15, 2013

MALDEF President Tom Saenz discusses the repercussions of Shelby vs Holder impact on large Latino communities, particularly i


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Mark C. Alexander
July 9, 2013

THE SUPREME COURT of the United States must be criticized for blindness, perhaps even willful ignorance of reality, in their

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Brenda Wright
June 29, 2013

Vice of President of Legal Strategy at Demos Brenda Wright discusses The U.S.


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Nicole Austin Hillery
June 26, 2013

The Voting Rights Act, one of the cornerstone laws passed during the 1960s in an effort to advance equality for African Ameri

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Five Supreme Court Justices just rolled back the most effective civil rights provision in our nation’s history.


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Wendy R. Weiser
June 19, 2013

Now that the Supreme Court has invalidated part of Arizona’s voter registration law, states should be thinking twice

Demos
Brenda Wright
June 17, 2013

Today, the Supreme Court released its decision in Arizona v. Inter Tribal Council of Arizona(No.


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Myrna Perez
June 12, 2013

As the Supreme Court prepares to release its decision in Shelby County v Holder, this report analyzes new implications — t

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Benjamin Todd Jealous
June 10, 2013

If we want to understand the importance of Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell’s recent voting rights reform, we need to look b


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Myrna Perez
May 16, 2013

This piece is co-authored with Jonathan Brater, counsel in the Brennan Center’s Democracy Program.

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Myrna Perez
May 15, 2013

‘SHELBY COUNTY, ALA. V. HOLDER’
Shelby County is a largely white suburb of Birmingham, Ala.


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“Florida Lawmakers Approve Overhaul of State’s Problem-Ridden Voting Process” (news article, May 4) paints a sunny pict

Demos
Lisa Danetz
April 19, 2013

Currently, I serve as Senior Counsel at Dēmos: A Network for Ideas and Action.


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Nina Perales
March 18, 2013

Election expert Nina Perales  provides compelling evidence that Arizona’s  registration requirements are onerous and

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Myrna Perez
March 2, 2013

If you listen to the court watchers reacting to Wednesday’s oral arguments in Shelby County v.


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Spencer Overton
March 1, 2013

Justice Scalia said he thinks Congress’s decision in 2006 to renew Section 5 was motivated by a “perpetuation of

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Benjamin Todd Jealous
February 27, 2013

On Wednesday, the US Supreme Court will review the Voting Rights Act of 1965, a landmark legislation that cleared barriers to


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Judith Browne-Dianis
February 26, 2013

As the Supreme Court prepares to hear a case this month challenging the constitutionality of a key part of the Voting Rights

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Guy-Uriel Charles
February 21, 2013

Many commentators assume that the conservative Supreme Court justices will strike down Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act.


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Justin Levitt
February 4, 2013

If the Supreme Court strikes Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act, what next? It’s a depressing question, with a depressing a

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Spencer Overton
January 30, 2013

Richard Hasen introduces this symposium by asserting the “smart money is on the [US Supreme] court striking down” Section


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If the Supreme Court strikes down the Voting Rights Act, many will argue that we should abandon the civil rights model of ele

Huff Po
Caroline Fredrickson
December 20, 2012

They were young African-Americans and supporters of equality marching peacefully from Selma, Ala.


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Doug Kendall
December 19, 2012

In a speech at the John F. Kennedy Library last week, U.S.

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Spencer Overton
December 3, 2012

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In a condescending but shallow response to a Huffington Post piece written last week by my colleague Emily Phelps and me,

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Andrew Gelman
November 8, 2012

Sure enough, President Obama’s win on Tuesday has a potentially huge effect on the direction of our nation.


Michael Waldman
November 6, 2012

The Brennan Center’s Michael Waldman discusses critical election day issues, including: the specter of an automatic rec

Election expert Barbara Arnwine discusses 3 tips for voters so they’re able to successfully cast their ballot:
1.


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Barry Fadem
November 5, 2012

This Election Day, Americans again face the very real possibility that their popular vote choice for president will lose the

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Justin Levitt
October 30, 2012

In 2008, Montana was the canary in the coal mine.


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Alexander Keyssar
October 28, 2012

“I think we quite likely are in a different period, where an issue that seemed to be settled by 1970 is unsettled again

Estelle Rogers
October 26, 2012

CCTV’s Elaine Reyes speaks to Estelle Rogers, Legislative Director of Project Vote, about the significance of early vot


Victoria Bassetti discusses why the US is plagued by electoral dysfunction and how the system can be reformed so that it&#821

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Tova Andrea Wang
October 25, 2012

You might think being responsible for arguably the worst election debacle in American history, in 2000, would have spurred Fl


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Judith Browne-Dianis
October 13, 2012

We don’t have explicit, affirmative language, as does the South African Constitution, for example, that every citizen who i

Tova Andrea Wang
October 11, 2012

Tova Andrea Wang and Nicole Austin-Hillery discuss the potential impact of new voter ID laws on Al Jazeera, October 11th, 201


Demos
Tova Andrea Wang
October 8, 2012

Could it really be that the tide is turning in favor of American voters? According to the New York Times this week, the rul

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Victoria Bassetti
October 6, 2012

HUNDREDS of variables affect voting patterns: income, race, gender, unemployment, the weather, polling locations, altruism, t


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John Koza
October 1, 2012

It’s time for a national popular vote.

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Rashad Robinson
September 28, 2012

Rashad Robinson and Laura Flanders discuss Color of Change’s anti-Alec campaign, which includes lobbying corporations


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More than any other nation, America today represents liberty and opportunity.

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Penda D. Hair
September 24, 2012

Penda Hair, co-director of the Advancement Project, join “Viewpoint” host Eliot Spitzer to discuss a recent study show


US News

Across the country, Latinos are feeling the blow of a new round of voting laws. Take Veronica Figoli.

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Victoria Bassetti
September 21, 2012

This month, Ferenc Gyurcsány, the former prime minister of Hungary, and three other members of his political party set up te


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Wendy R. Weiser
September 20, 2012

Wendy discusses the latest voter suppression efforts with Rachel Maddow on NBC.

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Keesha Gaskins
September 13, 2012

Keesha Gaskins joins Tova Andrea Wang and other panelist as they discuss the recent onslaught against voter rights throughou


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As the 2000 election showed, a handful of voters can swing the outcome of a presidential contest.


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Inimai M. Chettiar
September 4, 2012

Inimai Chettiar discusses the racial and voting implications of recent voter id laws with Michelle Alexander and Arianna Hu

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Rashad Robinson
September 1, 2012

On Thursday night, Mitt Romney officially accepted his party’s nomination as the Republican presidential candidate.


Donita Judge
August 31, 2012

Donita Judge, Lead Attorney for the Advancement Project, sits down with Rachel Maddows of MSNBC.

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Benjamin Todd Jealous
August 27, 2012

In 1852, Frederick Douglas spoke these words to express the sentiments of the American Slave to an audience observing Indepen


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Judith Browne-Dianis
August 17, 2012

During the trial challenging Pennsylvania’s voter ID law, Secretary of Commonwealth Carol Aichele encapsulated its many


Politico

Why are states with new voting restrictions so unconcerned about fraud that is the real threat to our elections?
Over the pas

Barbara Arnwine
August 16, 2012

Barbara Arnwine, executive director of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, was a speaker at the Children


Center for American Progress
Andrew Blotky
August 13, 2012

Since the New Deal, despite several attempts, no state in our nation has shifted to a system for seating state court judges t

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A wave of disenfranchising legislation that has washed through state houses across the country since the 2010 elections has


Huff Po
Judith Browne-Dianis
August 9, 2012

Viviette Applewhite, a 93-year-old African-American woman from Philadelphia, suddenly cannot vote.


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Keesha Gaskins
August 3, 2012

 
Keesha Gaskins and Michael Waldman discuss voter suppression efforts in Pennsylvania on Billy Moyers Journal, Augus

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Jeremy Miller
August 2, 2012

In a blatant attempt to deliver the upcoming election to Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney, more than a dozen Rep


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Alexander Keyssar
August 1, 2012

THE 2012 election campaign—for Congress as well as the presidency—promises to be bitterly fought, even nasty.

Huff Po
Page Gardner
July 29, 2012

There’s a battle raging in Virginia and across the nation over who votes in America.


Lawrence Norden
July 27, 2012

Lawrence Norden discusses new voting laws in 19 states could keep millions of Americans from voting for president in November

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Keesha Gaskins
July 25, 2012

Jose Zuniga has lived and voted in Texas for decades.


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GOP voter suppression efforts escalate in Virginia. But the Voter Participation Center (VPC) is fighting back.


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Nathaniel Persily
July 8, 2012

At this point in a closely fought presidential campaign, pundits and pollsters are checking their guts and sifting through

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Lawrence Norden
July 4, 2012

Amid our vacations, fireworks and barbecues Wednesday, it’s easy to forget that we are actually commemorating the signi


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Lorraine C. Minnite
July 1, 2012

 
I have been asked by attorneys for petitioners in this case to offer an opinion as to whether photo
identification req

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Private: Bob Edgar
June 27, 2012

“Voter ID, which is going to allow Governor Romney to win the state of Pennsylvania — Done”
In that single


Huff Po
Page Gardner
June 21, 2012

We all know dogs don’t vote.
But that fact is news to the right wing.

Judith Brown Dianis discusses the state of Florida’s move to purge names off their voter rolls on Politics Nation, June 14t


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Heather Gerken
June 13, 2012

The Constitution does not guarantee Americans the right to vote. That always comes as a surprise to non-lawyers.

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Michael Waldman
June 11, 2012

 
Michael Waldman, executive director of the Brennan Center for Justice, on the difficulties of Florida’s attempt


Judith Brown Dianis discusses Florida’s new voter suppression campaign and its violation of the NVRA, on Melissa Harris-Per

Penda D. Hair
June 7, 2012

Penda Hall discussed the ongoing debate between Florida and the Department of Justice in regards to purging of voters off the


Penda D. Hair
June 5, 2012

What are the Koch Brothers role in Florida’s war on voting – and will Gov.


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Taeku Lee
June 4, 2012

The demographic future of the United States is clear.


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Local election administrators form the front line in protecting voters from disenfranchisement.


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Justin Levitt
June 1, 2012

In 2008, for the first time in the nation’s history, a candidate identifying (at least in part) as a member of a racial min

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Michael Waldman
May 29, 2012

Visit NBCNews.


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Myrna Perez
May 21, 2012

Florida does not have a good track record with voter purges.

Pamela Smith
May 16, 2012

Pamela Smith presents introductory remarks for “Is America Ready to Vote On the Internet? Concerns for National Security”


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Estelle Rogers
May 10, 2012

The civil rights movement lost a hero yesterday:  Nicholas Katzenbach, whom I was privileged to know for more than 20 years

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Erika L. Wood
May 8, 2012

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Myrna Perez
April 25, 2012

Despite two centuries of a national history extending the right to vote to ever more Americans, state legislatures have recen

Rashad Robinson
April 17, 2012

Rashad Robinson discusses ColorOfChange’s campaign targeting the corporate sponsors of the American Legislative Exchang


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Lorraine C. Minnite
April 14, 2012

The remarkable 2008 triumph of Barack Obama was the result of a surge into the electorate of youth, people of color, and th


Lorraine C. Minnite
April 5, 2012

Lorraine Minnite examines accusations that new voting laws are effectively disenfranchising communities of colour in the US a

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Last spring, Florida made some changes to its election law.


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Taeku Lee
March 19, 2012

In many ways America’s changing racial demographics present a real challenge to the Republican Party.

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Estelle Rogers
March 18, 2012

Although the Justice Department has denied preclearance to restrictive voter ID laws in two states this year because they dis


Wendy R. Weiser
March 14, 2012

Ms. Weiser discusses Voter ID Laws and the  moves by 2 Wisconsin judges and the U.S.


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Alexander Keyssar
February 12, 2012

THE 2012 general election campaign is likely to be a fight for every last vote, which means that it will also be a fight over

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Keesha Gaskins
January 28, 2012

Keesha Gaskins joins political scientists, authors, and professors as they discuss demographics and voting rights at Stanford


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Samuel Issacharoff
January 27, 2012

For the past 30 years, redistricting in Texas has provided great theater.

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Estelle Rogers
January 18, 2012

The right to vote is a central tenet of our democracy.


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Keesha Gaskins
December 13, 2011

Last week, Paul Schurick, the campaign manager for former Maryland Governor Robert Ehrlich, was convicted of two counts of


Nicole Austin Hillery
December 6, 2011

Nicole Austin-Hillery  discusses voter id laws, and felony disenfranchisement at the ACS symposium on December 6th, 2011.

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Lisa Danetz
November 30, 2011

The undersigned voting and civil rights organizations appreciate the opportunity to submit the following testimony in opposi


Demos
Lisa Danetz
November 22, 2011

As public concern grows over deepening economic and political inequality, there’s  good news to report in five states: 1 m

Lawrence Norden
November 15, 2011

Lawrence Norden discusses the voting law changes that are currently taking place in many states throughout the U.S.


Huff Po
Page Gardner
November 10, 2011

One year out from the 2012 election and new quantitative and qualitative research makes it very clear — next year will

NBCNews

Our nation is in the midst of a 100-year flood of extremist attacks on voting rights.


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Lorraine C. Minnite
October 11, 2011

Lorraine Minnite participates in a panel discussion focused on the issues of race, minority rights and challenges facing the

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Barry Fadem
September 15, 2011

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Tom Saenz
September 7, 2011

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will soon decide upon new district lines for themselves and, as a result of term

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Taeku Lee
July 14, 2011

After Barack Obama’s historic election, media reports overwhelmingly credited white independents with setting aside dec


Demos
Lisa Danetz
July 13, 2011

A preliminary analysis of the United States Election Assistance Commission’s (EAC) biennial report to Congress on the NVRA

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Justin Levitt
June 14, 2011

With ballooning deficits and substantial unemployment among the urgent problems confronting the states, many state legislatur


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Justin Levitt
May 24, 2011

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Eric Marshall
March 21, 2011

My name is Eric Marshall and I am the Manager of Legal Mobilization for the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law.

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Michael Waldman
March 11, 2011

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker sparked a ruckus, of course, by stripping public-sector workers of most collective-bargain


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Tova Andrea Wang
January 3, 2011

State Rep.


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Heather Gerken
November 10, 2010

Republicans didn’t just win a bunch of congressional seats last Tuesday.

Politico
Tova Andrea Wang
November 1, 2010

Every election year, politicians and citizen activists charge that voter fraud permeates the system.


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“The shelf life of an initiative is really only two years,” says Lafayette attorney Barry Fadem, “because

Keesha Gaskins
October 12, 2010

Keesha Gaskins discusses the relationship between voting and the social contract at a Movement Building Session at Headwaters


Pamela Smith
October 7, 2010

Pamela Smith interviewed by Fox News Affiliate in Washington DC about Board of Elections and Ethics Internet voting system ha

Spencer Overton
Spencer Overton
October 5, 2010

Professor Spencer Overton discusses his book  “Stealing Democracy: The New Politics of Voter Suppression” and 


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Lisa Danetz
September 20, 2010

The democratic ideal is based on a vision of citizens fromacross the social and economic spectrum making their voices

Nina Perales
August 6, 2010

Nina Perales speaks with Chris Hayes about a federal court ruling that put a hold on some aspects of the Arizona immigration


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Taeku Lee
July 28, 2010

On Saturday, June 26th, nearly 4,000 Americans from all walks of life participated in an all-day country-wide deliberation on

Demos
Lisa Danetz
July 22, 2010

Democracy works as intended when all citizens are able to participate and make their voices heard.


Alexander Keyssar
March 5, 2010

Alexander Keyssar discusses the progress in the federal courts between 2000 – 2010, and with Tova Wang, Senior Democrac

Demos
Tova Andrea Wang
February 3, 2010

Just in time for the new year and new legislative sessions, the voter identification and proof-of-citizenship trains have res


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Lawrence Norden
October 29, 2009

Elections in Ohio can produce controversy that is sometimes corrosive to the public’s perception of the integrity of ou

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Erika L. Wood
September 15, 2009

It is widely known and well documented that Americans used the law to keep African-American voters out of the electoral proc


The Hill
Erika L. Wood
May 6, 2009

On Monday, Washington Governor Chris Gregoire signed into law the Voting Rights Restoration Act, a new law that eliminates t

Politico
Erika L. Wood
March 4, 2009

Last week the Poverty Forum, a new coalition of Christian leaders and policy experts from both conservative and liberal camps


Rob Richie
November 5, 2008

Rob Richie discusses flaws in our voting system on Real News, November 11th, 2008.

Barbara Arnwine
October 31, 2008

Election Protection 866-OUR-VOTE


Page Gardner
October 28, 2008

Page Gardner on “To the Contrary”, October 26, 2008

Voter Purging
October 13, 2008

Myrna Perez discusses a Brennan Center study that  found the process of voter purging is prone to error and vulnerable to ma


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Erika L. Wood
October 8, 2008

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Lisa Danetz
September 15, 2008

Our nation’s veterans, who have risked their lives in defense of the nation, deserve every chance to exercise the most cher


Demos
Lisa Danetz
April 1, 2008

As this subcommittee is no doubt well aware, in 1993, Congress passed with a bipartisan majority, and the president signed i

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Richard Pildes
November 9, 2007

The Supreme Court launched the practice, twenty years ago, of creating safe minority election districts.


Pamela Smith
September 27, 2007

Pamela Smith discusses transparency in elections at the Post Election Audit Summit sponsored by The American Statistical Soci

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Lawrence Norden
September 19, 2007

Create federal standards to insure that the winner of an election is actually the person who received the most votes.


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Lawrence Norden
June 13, 2007

 
As the presidential candidates’ ramp up their campaigns, it’s hard to resist asking, ‘can’t gi

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Lorraine C. Minnite
March 1, 2007

The claim that voter fraud threatens the integrity of American elections is itself a fraud.


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Christopher Edley, Jr
September 24, 2000

The likely impact of the next few Supreme Court appointments on civil rights and racial justice is momentous.