How Nevada Expanded Access to Democracy in 2020

How Nevada Expanded Access to Democracy in 2020

By Nevada Speaker Jason Frierson

In 2020, Nevada showed the country we are still a critical battleground state and Democrats showed we are willing to fight for every voter to be heard. We made historic gains in the fight against voter suppression.

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Georgia

Georgia 2018 Voter Suppression

Fair Fight Action v. Raffensperger

Lawsuit brought by Fair Fight Action against the Georgia Secretary of State following Stacey Abrams’s 2018 campaign for Governor. The case challenges several aspects of election administration in Georgia, including the “use-it-or-lose-it” registration cancellation law, the exact match policy and inadequate election worker training.

Georgia

Georgia Runoff Election Contest

Daugherty v. Fulton

Election contest challenging the certification of Jon Ossoff and Rafael Warnock as winners of the Senate runoff elections.

A Simple Solution to Long Voting Lines: 30 Minutes or Less

By Marc Elias

Long voting lines are not inevitable or unavoidable. They are the product of policy choices states and counties make as to whose time—and whose vote—is valuable and whose is not. 

A Simple Solution to Long Voting Lines: 30 Minutes or Less
Fight Voter Suppression

Fight Voter Suppression

We’re shedding light on voter suppression across the country. Join the fight!

Help Protect Voting Rights

Help Protect Voting Rights

Democracy is on the Docket! Stay informed about the fight to protect voting rights.
Arizona Ballot Collection and Out-of-Precinct Ballots

Arizona Ballot Collection and Out-of-Precinct Ballots

By Democracy Docket

On Tuesday March 2nd, the Supreme Court will hear the most important voting rights case of the term: Brnovich v. DNC. The lawsuit is over five years in the making, exemplifying exactly how much further we have to go in the fight against disenfranchisement

On the Docket

Stay informed about the fight to protect voting rights.

On the Docket

December 2020

What a difference a year makes.

One year ago, I sent out the first edition of On the Docket. In it, I wrote that “my goal is to provide thoughtful updates on important voting rights cases and initiatives as well as to highlight topics and trends that are developing but might otherwise be overlooked in a busy election year.” Little did I know just how busy 2020 would be for voting rights and voting.

We’ve come a long way since then. In one year, On the Docket has grown from

On the Docket

November 2020

What a difference a month makes!

In my last On the Docket newsletter, published four days before the November election, I promised: “We won’t stop fighting for voting rights until the last lawful ballot is counted.” More than three weeks after Election Day, we’re keeping that promise.

Since November 3rd, Trump and his Republican allies have filed 45 lawsuits in seven states to halt vote counting, delay certification and create uncertainty around the election results. In each of these cases, we’ve met them in court, defending Biden’s win and preventing …

On the Docket

October 2020

We’re just 4 days away from Election Day! In honor of our last On the Docket before Election Day, this edition will cover some of our cases that have impacted voters so far this cycle.

I launched Democracy Docket in March to shine a spotlight on voter suppression and our litigation efforts to combat it. Since then, Democracy Docket has transformed into the leading platform for progressive advocacy and information on voting rights, elections, redistricting and democracy. Over the past seven months, we’ve educated thousands of voters, called out problems …

Five Democracy Reform Essentials

Now that we have transitioned to an America without Trump as its president, the days are still dark—an epidemic is raging and the assault on democracy continues. Although the man left the White House, Trumpism remains, now deeply embedded in the Republican Party.

Five Democracy Reform Essentials