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A Bad Law Is a Bad Law

Sometimes a suppressive or unfair law remains in place because no one focused on its implication for the rights of voters. And, more often than not, a newly enacted suppressive law copies existing precedent in another state.

By Marc Elias

A red-tinted Lady Justice dangling unbalanced scales

We Are Not Counting Every Vote

We have an epidemic of uncounted ballots. In every election, hundreds of thousands of voters nationwide are given the right to vote but not the right to have their vote counted. This creates a dangerous illusion of democracy.

By Marc Elias

Four sets of alternating red-and-blue tally marks, with two ballots forming an "X" through the last set of tallies

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