Governor Wolf announced comprehensive voting rights reform proposals that would modernize Pennsylvania’s election system, bringing the Commonwealth into step with the rest of the nation.
On September 28, 2017, we hosted a CLE seminar: Straight Talk on Crooked Lines – The Impact of Gerrymandering on the Democratic Process. Watch a video of that seminar.
Gill v. Whitford oral argument transcript
The Census Bureau submitted a proposal to continue counting incarcerated people at the particular facility that they happen to be located at on Census Day. If made final, this proposal will mean another decade of decisions in many states based on a Census that counts incarcerated people in the wrong place.
The State of Pennsylvania issued a press release announcing their membership in the Electronic Registration Information Center (ERIC), a sophisticated data matching service founded in 2012 by the Pew Charitable Trusts.
The Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia is proud to be a part of the Pennsylvania Voter ID Coalition, a non partisan campaign of nearly eighty organizations and advocacy groups which seeks to educate voters about the state’s new voter ID requirements.
The National Commission on Voting Rights (NCVR) released a report addressing the barriers that are still denying many voters access to the polls.
On July 7, the Center for American Progress issued a report and launched a website evaluating state-level democratic performance.
Illinois passed a bill last night that officially replaces the state’s antiquated voting registrations system.
Our friends Helen Gym of Asian Americans United and Marian Schneider at the Advancement Project recently had an op-ed featured in the Philadelphia Inquirer regarding what can be done to make voting more accessible for all Pennsylvanians.