Spending by just one candidate on television advertising contracts in the race for a seat on the Wisconsin Supreme Court is over $145,000, according to an analysis of public records by the Brennan Center for Justice and Justice at Stake.
After President Obama called on Congress to honor the legacy of Selma by expanding access to the ballot, House members introduced a bill to modernize voter registration, which includes the Brennan Center's signature proposal.
Members of Congress today introduced the Democracy Restoration Act — based on a Brennan Center proposal — which would restore voting rights in federal elections to nearly 4.4 million American citizens with past criminal convictions.
A new report finds that the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court no longer serves its constitutional function of providing a check on the executive branch’s ability to obtain Americans’ private communications.
Oregon passed a bold new 21st century standard for voter registration, approving a bill to streamline registration at the DMV by replacing a paper-based system with a new process in which voters are added to the rolls electronically.
Texas’s strict photo ID law violates Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act and was passed by the Texas Legislature with intent to discriminate, argues a brief filed today in the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.
The Brennan Center submitted an amicus brief urging Wisconsin Supreme Court justices to consider constitutional requirements for judicial recusal in the challenge to the 'John Doe' investigation into Gov. Scott Walker's campaign.