After recent reports of hacking, this briefing memo describes what the risks to America’s voting system security really are — and what states, localities, and voters can do to prevent successful attacks against the integrity of our elections.
The Brennan Center recently submitted comments to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Bureau (CBP) on their plan to collect social media information from travelers seeking entry to the United States.
When lawmakers passed new voting requirements, particularly voter ID laws, they claimed it was to safeguard against voter fraud and protect election integrity. But occasionally we have seen politicians slip — and reveal a more strategic motive.
The Brennan Center sent a letter to the President urging him to nominate someone with a strong background in privacy and civil liberties to fill the position of Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB) chair.
The Brennan Center submitted testimony to the Detroit Voting Rights Town Hall Meeting: "Setting the Democracy Agenda," urging members of Congress to modernize voter registration by implementing a system of automatic voter registration, and to pass an amended voting rights act.
The Brennan Center joined eight other leading advocacy organizations on a letter to Democratic and Republican National Committees leaders, calling on them to prioritize criminal justice reform in the official party platforms.
We cannot solve America's problems if we do not fix our broken democracy. Automatic and universal voter registration is one key step toward that goal. The 2016 Democratic Platform should make it a key policy priority going forward.