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- Aug 10, 2016
CLC's latest report highlighting the harm partisan gerrymandering has on our democracy and suggests a key solution that can be used to ensure fair elections nationwide.
- Jul 26, 2016
The Democrats unveiled a 2016 platform that includes robust and specific campaign finance reform language and strong protections for voting rights. Will they match their rhetoric with action?
- Jul 20, 2016
A full panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals today ruled in a 9 – 6 decision that Texas’ discriminatory voter ID law violates the Voting Rights Act and cannot be enforced in the upcoming presidential election.
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- Aug 24, 2016
Presidential Candidate Donald Trump, while calling on his supporters to get out the vote on Election Day, has taken it one step further in urging them to “protect” the election from “cheating.” Voter intimidation tactics are not new, but they are illegal.
- Aug 23, 2016
Unethical lawyers and consultants have made a cottage industry out of forming PACs that send urgent solicitations asking for small donations, ripping off well-intentioned activists to line their own pockets. Now, they are about to get richer.
A Fitting Remedy to Decades of Discrimination: Restoring Voting Rights to Virginians Who Have Served Their TimeAug 22, 2016
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced today that he has restored voting rights to 13,000 individuals who have served their time for felony convictions.