CLC's voting rights team sent letters to six states informing them that their forms may be effectively depriving people with past convictions of the right to vote by failing to provide accurate information about their eligibility. Through legal advocacy and media interviews, CLC has been successful...
At RestoreYourVote.org, users from all 50 states, Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico, will be able to answer key questions about their convictions and determine if they are eligible to vote right now, or eligible to go through the process to restore their right to vote.
As Congress holds hearings on the pro-democracy reform bill, HR 1, members of Congress are learning about public financing reforms that are new to the federal government, but have been bubbling up at the state and local level – the laboratories of democracy – for years.
CLC assisted One Virginia 2021 with the drafting of the amendment language to help ensure that the proposal promotes partisan fairness, protects the rights of people of color, and guarantees transparency in the political process.