Election Law & Voting Rights

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Recent elections have revealed glaring faults in election administration systems across the country. Oversight of election authorities must be strengthened to ensure they are nonpartisan in their administration, while promoting full participation in our electoral process.

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August 21 2009 at 03:30 PM

Wisconsin early vote pilot plan put on hold

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The Wisconsin Government Accountability Board has announced that it will hold off on piloting a plan next spring that would allow voters to cast ballots 20 days before an election directly into machines that would immediately count the votes.Absentee votes are currently…

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August 19 2009 at 12:48 PM

Impartial Justice bill passes Wisconsin Senate JCICFR committee

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The Wisconsin Democracy Campaign announced Wednesday the Wisconsin Senate Committee on Judiciary, Corrections, Insurance, Campaign Finance Reform and Housing approved legislation that would finance state Supreme Court elections with taxpayer dollars.A qualified Supreme Court candidate who accepts the public financing…

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August 25 2009 at 07:47 AM

Maximum wait time for Ohio voters not practical

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Ohio Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner issued a report Monday concluding it is not practical…

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July 28 2009 at 10:19 AM

Report examines election procedures of all 50 states

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The Center for Democracy and Election Management at the American University School of Public Affairs recently released a report of the 50 states election proceedures.The report; “The State of Elections in the 50 States: Evaluating the Process Where…

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