Noncitizen voting in the 2016 election was exceedingly rare, according to this new analysis of information from local election administrators. It debunks President Trump's claims that millions improperly voted in November.
The seemingly small decision of who is appointed to an interim seat on the bench can have significant long-term consequences for the composition of the judiciary given the major advantages incumbents enjoy in subsequent elections.
The Right to Vote Project established the Brennan Center Law Enforcement & Criminal Justice Advisory Council in June 2007. The Advisory Council was born out of a Brennan Center convening that brought law enforcement and criminal justice leaders to New York University School of Law to discuss voting rights restoration from a reentry and public safety perspective.
The Garden State has long been a leader in fighting for a fuller and more robust democracy. Its lawmakers have a unique opportunity to build on this legacy with reforms that promote a more inclusive process that maximizes participation for all eligible residents.