Voter purges are an often-flawed process of cleaning up voter rolls by deleting names from registration lists. Done badly, they can prevent eligible people from casting a ballot that counts. This report examines the growing threat, and outlines steps every state can take to protect voters in November and beyond.
The Brennan Center, alongside 46 other civil and human rights organizations, sent a letter calling on Congress to take necessary steps to obtain full information about the Trump administration's implementation of the Muslim ban and "extreme vetting" policies.
This final update to the Brennan Center’s 2017 crime data finds that the overall crime rate, violent crime rate, and murder rate in the nation's 30 largest cities declined last year, though homicide rates in some cities remain above 2015 levels.
The Brennan Center submitted testimony before the Ohio Senate Government Oversight and Reform Committee in support of Senate Bill 256, which would mandate Risk Limiting Audits throughout the state by 2020.
Every ten years, states redraw their congressional and state district lines. Each state determines for itself, usually detailed in the state constitution, who will draw district lines for state legislators and Congress members.