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20.May, 2022 Comments Off on LDF ED Publishes Op-ed on Act 77-Induced Pennsylvania Primary Troubles

LDF ED Publishes Op-ed on Act 77-Induced Pennsylvania Primary Troubles

LDF Executive Director Lisa Dixon published an op-ed titled “Mail-in-Voting-for-All Act 77 to blame for Pennsylvania’s primary woes“ in the Pennsylvania Record detailing Pennsylvania’s recent primary election blunders caused by Act 77, Pennsylvania’s no-excuse mail voting law. Nearly 16,000 mail ballots––two-thirds of all mail ballots returned [in Lancaster County]––had to…

12.May, 2022 Comments Off on LDF Publishes Memo on Montana’s Repeal of Election Day Registration

LDF Publishes Memo on Montana’s Repeal of Election Day Registration

  In passing H.B. 176 (2021), Montana became the first and only state to ever repeal Election Day Registration after implementing it.  In doing so, the legislature sought to ease the administrative burden on election officials, reduce long lines at polling locations, and strengthen election integrity, all while still allowing…

12.Apr, 2022 Comments Off on LDF Files Amicus Brief in Arizona Supreme Court

LDF Files Amicus Brief in Arizona Supreme Court

Lawyers Democracy Fund filed an amicus brief in Arizona GOP v. Hobbs to highlight why common sense voter integrity safeguards are essential to ballot secrecy and security in mail voting systems.   In its brief, LDF explained that while Arizona over the years has made it more convenient to vote by…

5.May, 2021 Comments Off on LDF Publishes New Fact Sheet on Georgia Voting Law

LDF Publishes New Fact Sheet on Georgia Voting Law

Georgia recently enacted Senate Bill 202, an elections omnibus that builds upon many of Georgia’s strong election policies while enacting several practices that make voting easier and are commonly advocated by progressives. Several lawsuits have been filed challenging numerous provisions of the bill on the grounds that they violate Section…

10.Mar, 2021 Comments Off on LDF-Backed Michigan Lawsuit Challenging Secretary of State’s Signature Matching Guidance Successful

LDF-Backed Michigan Lawsuit Challenging Secretary of State’s Signature Matching Guidance Successful

In a lawsuit supported by LDF, Judge Christopher Murray of the Michigan Court of Claims held that Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson’s last-minute signature matching guidance violated the Administrative Procedures Act (APA). While Michigan law clearly requires signatures on absentee ballot applications and return envelopes to sufficiently agree with those…

4.Mar, 2021 Comments Off on LDF Supports Changes to Arizona’s Election Procedures

LDF Supports Changes to Arizona’s Election Procedures

Lawyers Democracy Fund recently published a proposal of election administration changes that Arizona should enact to foster greater integrity in Arizona’s election administration procedures. The condensed version of these recommendations is listed below. Poll Observers Overview of Arizona’s Law Relating to Poll Observers Arizona Revised Statutes (A.R.S.) § 16-590, Arizona’s…

27.Oct, 2020 Comments Off on Fracking the Vote in Pennsylvania

Fracking the Vote in Pennsylvania

By LDF Vice President Tom Spencer The strategy of what former VP Biden called his “enormous vote fraud” team in Pennsylvania has been to drastically loosen the security measures of absentee ballots.  Biden’s lawyers have litigated to: substantially extend the deadline for receipt of mail ballots, provide for “ballot harvesting”,…

5.Mar, 2020 Comments Off on Election Administration Problems on Super Tuesday

Election Administration Problems on Super Tuesday

When 14 states held their presidential primaries last Tuesday on so-called “Super Tuesday,” overall voting went smoothly. There were, however, a number of notable election administration problems that election officials can learn from as we look forward to likely high turnout during the general election this fall.  Electionline summarized the…

24.Feb, 2020 Comments Off on New Survey: Election Integrity Protections Do Not Keep People from Voting

New Survey: Election Integrity Protections Do Not Keep People from Voting

A study of 14,000 non-voters was released last week, and the reasons eligible voters gave for not voting were not surprising. The results undermined the narrative of “voter suppression” popular among liberals and the mainstream media and demonstrated that election integrity protections do not keep people home on Election Day. . ….

2.Dec, 2019 Comments Off on Recent Federal Lawsuit Seeks Certainty in NC Elections

Recent Federal Lawsuit Seeks Certainty in NC Elections

In late October, Fair Lines America Foundation announced their support of a recent federal lawsuit related to the ongoing crisis in the North Carolina redistricting saga. Fair Lines America Foundation sent an email release with the following:   “Fair Lines America Foundation is supporting several North Carolina plaintiffs in a…