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16.Mar, 2022 Comments Off on LDF Publishes Analysis of Iowa Voting Laws

LDF Publishes Analysis of Iowa Voting Laws

In 2021, Iowa enacted two bills to strengthen its election procedures – Senate File 413 and Senate File 568.  Together, they add several meaningful reforms to make it easier to vote, according to uniform practices, while bolstering election integrity.   S.F. 413 was the first major elections bill passed by…

3.Mar, 2022 Comments Off on Experts Available to Discuss: Pennsylvania Supreme Court to Decide Fate of “No-Excuse” Voting by Mail

Experts Available to Discuss: Pennsylvania Supreme Court to Decide Fate of “No-Excuse” Voting by Mail

For Immediate Release                                                                                   Contact: Lisa Dixon March 3, 2022   …

8.Feb, 2022 Comments Off on LDF Files Amicus in Support of North Carolina Photo ID Law

LDF Files Amicus in Support of North Carolina Photo ID Law

Lawyers Democracy Fund has filed an amicus brief in Holmes v. Moore in support of Senate Bill 824, North Carolina’s photo identification law for in-person voting.   In 2018, North Carolina voters overwhelmingly approved a ballot measure to amend the state constitution to require photo ID for in-person voting. The…

25.Jan, 2022 Comments Off on U.S. Election Assistance Commission Celebrates 2nd Annual Poll Worker Recruitment Day

U.S. Election Assistance Commission Celebrates 2nd Annual Poll Worker Recruitment Day

January 25 is the second annual National Poll Worker Recruitment Day hosted by the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC):   Established in 2020, the event aims to address the potential shortage of poll workers amid the COVID-19 pandemic, inspire greater civic engagement, and help ensure safe and accurate elections in…

21.Jan, 2022 Comments Off on LDF Puts Forth Modest Proposals for Bipartisan Election Reform

LDF Puts Forth Modest Proposals for Bipartisan Election Reform

Members of Congress are actively focused on so-called “voting rights” reform, which has largely taken the form of broad, partisan bill packages that would supplant the states’ primary role in running elections and simultaneously subvert election integrity.  If passed, efforts such as H.R. 1 and H.R. 4 would do little to protect voting rights…

18.Jan, 2022 Comments Off on LDF Files Amicus Brief with Ranking Member Rodney Davis in the US Supreme Court

LDF Files Amicus Brief with Ranking Member Rodney Davis in the US Supreme Court

On January 18th, 2022, Lawyers Democracy Fund joined with Ranking Member Rodney Davis of the Committee on House Administration to file an amicus brief with the United States Supreme Court in Berger v. North Carolina State Conference of the NAACP.   This case presents important questions concerning a state’s ability…

15.Oct, 2021 Comments Off on LDF Letter to Virginia Governor Urges Election Integrity

LDF Letter to Virginia Governor Urges Election Integrity

Last week, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors sent a letter to Virginia Governor Ralph Northam requesting that the Governor issue a state of emergency in light of the COVID-19 pandemic in order to suspend the witness signature requirement for voters casting their ballots by mail. Lawyers Democracy Fund wrote…

20.Aug, 2021 Comments Off on LDF Publishes H.R. 4 (2021) Analysis

LDF Publishes H.R. 4 (2021) Analysis

U.S. House Majority members introduced the latest version of H.R. 4, The John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, in a renewed effort to federalize elections.  Contrary to its name, H.R. 4 seeks to advance the power of Washington’s bureaucrats over how states run elections––not voting rights.  LDF published an in-depth…

26.Jul, 2021 Comments Off on LDF Publishes New Fact Sheet On Florida Voting Law

LDF Publishes New Fact Sheet On Florida Voting Law

Florida recently enacted Senate Bill 90, an elections omnibus that enhances Florida’s already strong election integrity policies by adding several integrity reforms while continuing to make it easy for voters to participate in the political process. Four lawsuits have been filed challenging 5 of SB 90’s 32 sections on the…

4.Mar, 2021 Comments Off on LDF Makes Strides on Twitter

LDF Makes Strides on Twitter

Lawyers Democracy Fund is active on Twitter to present a conservative, integrity-focused perspective on election issues to counter the prevailing liberal view. Among other things, LDF highlights important safeguards in election administration and how these safeguards bolster election integrity. LDF not only follows and comments on active election cases but also…