An initial look at laws introduced in state legislatures makes it clear that the fight continues against voter suppression across the country. But many states are looking to expand access to the polls and make a more inclusive democracy.
As Americans face an ever-shifting voting landscape before heading to the polls this November, the Brennan Center released an interactive Student Voting Guide to help young people navigate new rules and find out how to register and vote.
The Brennan Center for Justice and the New York Civil Liberties Union today urged Dutchess County Board of Elections Commissioner Erik Haight to stop requiring Bard College and Culinary Institute of America students to identify the names of their dormitories on voter registration forms.
As concerns mount about Election Day confusion over new voting laws, two leading U.S. voting rights groups — the Brennan Center for Justice and Rock the Vote — are coming together to engage student voters and empower them to make their voices heard in the election.
The Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law wrote Maine Secretary of State Charles Summers, Jr., today, asking Sec. Summers to publicly reaffirm that out-of-state tuition status is not a bar to registering or voting in Maine.