Election Rules Are Changing. You Can Help Implement Them.

Election Rules Are Changing. You Can Help Implement Them.

By Michael Gaffney

A democracy only works if its people keep it working. Do your part, tell your friends and support democracy in your community. 

Voter Dashboards

Voter Dashboards

Whether you’re planning to vote by my mail or vote in person, it has never been more important to know your state’s voting rules and make a plan to vote. Download your state’s Voter Dashboard to get started.

The Urgency of Now

By Marc Elias

All of us have a moral obligation to continue the fight for freedom and justice that was the cornerstone of Justice Ginsburg’s life and career. And we must do it now.

The Urgency of Now
What Did You Do When Democracy Was at Stake?

What Did You Do When Democracy Was at Stake?

By Marc Elias

We will not protect the right to vote and preserve our democracy unless every one of us—from all walks of life—is willing to say out loud that the assault on democracy coming from Donald Trump and his allies is dangerous and unacceptable.

On the Docket

Stay informed about the fight to protect voting rights.

On the Docket

September 2020

Committed to Justice

Less than a week after the loss of a cultural, intellectual and historical icon, we are still grieving.

As I wrote in my piece, “The Urgency of Now,” all of us have a moral obligation to continue the fight for freedom and justice that was the cornerstone of Justice Ginsburg’s life and career. We are, as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said in 1963, “faced with the fact that tomorrow is today. We are confronted with the fierce urgency of now.”

The fierce urgency of now requires …

On the Docket

August 2020

We are preparing to take on every legal challenge the GOP will throw our way in November. We must ensure no one is disenfranchised by Trump’s malicious voter suppression tactics that prioritizes maintaining power over eligible voters’ inalienable right to cast a ballot.

On the Docket

July 2020

There are now less than 100 days until the November election and Republicans are in a full-scale panic. Posed to lose control of the White House, the Senate and see their numbers dwindle in the House, Republicans are turning to the only trick they have left—voter suppression.

And, increasingly, they are turning to the courts for help in blocking the vote.

Lawyers: We Need Your Help Now

Lawyers: We Need Your Help Now

We need your help now. The right to vote—and to have it count—are being challenged like never before.

Register to be a Poll Worker

Register to be a Poll Worker

America is facing a record shortage of poll workers this year due to the coronavirus. Sign up now to make sure we have a safe, fair, efficient election for all.

Four Ways to Safely Cast Your Ballot Without USPS

Events of the past few weeks have caused many voters to ask about alternatives to the US Postal Service to ensure their vote counts this November.

Four Ways to Safely Cast Your Ballot Without USPS

Georgia

Georgia COVID-19 Election Relief

New Georgia Project v. Raffensperger

We challenged Georgia’s failure to provide prepaid postage, Election Day Receipt Deadline, voter assistance ban, and lack of standards for notifying voters with incomplete absentee ballot applications. On behalf of the New Georgia Project and individual voters, we argue that these restrictions pose an undue burden on the right to vote generally and particularly in the upcoming election as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. The district court extended the receipt deadline.

Missouri

Missouri COVID-19 Election Relief

American Women v. State of Missouri

On behalf of American Women and individual Missouri voters, we challenged five Missouri laws that limit access to voting by mail. We challenged Missouri’s notary requirement, restriction that voters return their ballots only by the USPS, received by deadline, ban on third party collection and signature matching protocols.