President Trump’s persistent attacks on mail-in voting have fueled an unprecedented effort by conservatives to limit expansion of the practice before the November election, with tens of millions of dollars…Continue Reading As Trump attacks voting by mail, GOP builds 2020 strategy around limiting its expansion
I am obsessed with lowering the hurdles an eligible voter must clear in order to cast a mail ballot and have it counted.
On average, between 1-2% of mail ballots…Continue Reading Vote By Mail Risks Disenfranchising Young and Minority Voters
Democratic Party strategist and lawyer Marc Elias says that flaws in ballot design are often overlooked but have huge repercussions on elections.
Continue Reading Poorly designed ballots lead to thousands of undercounted votes each year
Increasingly, we are seeing calls for states to adopt no-excuse absentee and vote by mail. This is a very important step in ensuring the right to vote, particularly in the…Continue Reading Four Pillars to Safeguard Voting Rights with Vote by Mail
As I have written before, sometimes victory is obtained through a court ruling. Other times, litigation leads to election officials reconsidering their views and taking the necessary steps to protect…Continue Reading Victory for the Nevada Primary, Our Fight Continues for November
I rarely write separately regarding media stories involving election law matters. However, a story in today’s Washington Post illustrates how initial the press coverage of an election combined with Republican…Continue Reading A Must Read from Today’s Washington Post
“We need to start preparing now to ensure that come November, we have adequate in-person voting that is safe and available, and that we have absentee and vote-by-mail available to…Continue Reading NowThis: Can Trump Cancel or Postpone Election Day?
“I can assure you that we will not sit by and let Republican election officials, or the Republican Party, disenfranchise voters in a cynical effort to win elections at all…Continue Reading NPR: Coronavirus Likely To Supercharge Election-Year Lawsuits Over Voting Rights