In the News
December 10th 2007
Minnesota's Election Day Registration Draws Young People To The Polls
MTV News

MTV News reports that Minnesota's Election Day Registration law increases youth voter turnout and enhances security at the polls.

December 6th 2007
One Student, No Vote
The American Prospect

Adam Doster of the American prospect takes on the issue of student voter discrimination and disenfranchisement. Right to Vote Director Adam Fogel shares his experiences during the '06 election.

December 2nd 2007
In Maryland, A Quiet Loss Of Voting Rights
The Washington Post

Maryland parent Richard Boltuck questions the Board of Elections' decision to prohibit 50,000 young people from voting in primary elections.

November 29th 2007
To vote or not to vote? A young personís plight
The American Observer

American University graduate student, Janelle L. Plummer, explores youth voting behavior and the potential spike in participation in the upcoming presidential election.

November 16th 2007
Lessons in democracy
The Baltimore Sun

Right to Vote Director Adam Fogel introduces FairVote's 100% Youth Voter Registration project and discusses the Learning Democracy voting curriculum in the Baltimore Sun's 2007 Charity Giving Guide.

November 2nd 2007
No ID? Votes cast can become castoffs
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution takes a look at the potential impact of Georgia's new voter ID law.

November 1st 2007
It's not fraud, it's alienated voters

James Sample explores the myth of voter fraud and discusses continuing obstacles in voter database management.

October 4th 2007
Fumbling toward democracy
The Hill

FairVoteís program director argues that states should use elections to fill U.S. Senate vacancies.

September 27th 2007
Restoring felons' rights slowed by bureaucracy
St. Petersburg Times

Nearly six months after Gov. Charlie Crist and the Cabinet made it easier for some felons to regain their civil rights, the system is choked by a backlog of more than one hundred thousand cases awaiting review.

September 25th 2007
Supreme Court to Hear Case on Voter ID Law
The New York Times

The Supreme Court agreed to consider whether voter-identification laws unfairly keep poor people and members of minority groups from going to the polls.

September 25th 2007
Advocates call for several veto overrides
The Providence Journal

The Rhode Island Legislature is expected to hold a special veto override session one day in October, which should include a 16-year-old advance-registration bill.

September 21st 2007
Nation needs reliable system to ensure accurate rolls
The Buffalo News

Michael Caudell-Feagan of Pew Charitable Trusts' Make Voting Work program writes about the need for universal voter registration.

September 20th 2007
Voting Rights Advocates Challenge Florida Registration Law in Federal Court
The Brennan Center for Justice

The Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law reports that Florida's new "no match, no vote" law could disenfranchise tens of thousands of eligible citizens from registering and voting in the 2008 elections.

September 19th 2007
A 'Palpable Injustice'
The Washington Post

The Washington Post Editorial Board responds to the U.S. Senate's refusal to grant citizens of Washington, D.C. full voting rights.

September 17th 2007
D.C. Voting Rights
The Washington Post

The Washington Post calls attempts to block legislation allowing the District a vote in the U.S. House "inexcusable."

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