Recent Reports

The Freedom to Vote Act: National Context

Among its provisions, the Freedom to Vote Act would create nationwide standards for early voting, mail voting, voting restoration, voter identification, and voter registration. Below is a summary of how each of these provisions would change existing state law across...

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SEPTEMBER UPDATE: The Divide in American Democracy Deepens

The Voting Rights Lab made critical updates to its June report demonstrating how a wave of state legislation on voting rights and election administration is transforming our democracy, creating a new fault line between states strengthening our democracy and those...

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The Potential Impact of H.R. 4

On August 24, the House passed H.R. 4,  also known as the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act. This federal legislation would require states and jurisdictions to obtain certification, or “preclearance” before making changes to election procedures in...

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