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CLC with its partners at the Prison Policy Initiative submitted a letter to the Director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons calling on the agency to share data necessary to allow states and localities to implement two pro-democracy reforms: enacting universal enfranchisement and abolishing prison gerrymandering.
On Sept. 17, 2021, Campaign Legal Center (CLC) submitted written comments to the Virginia General Assembly's Joint Subcommittee to Study Comprehensive Campaign Finance Reform. Our comments highlight the Supreme Court's jurisprudence upholding election disclosure laws and urge the joint subcommittee to consider transparency reforms for Virginia election campaigns.
On Sept. 15, 2021, Campaign Legal Center (CLC) submitted comments to the Virginia State Board of Elections, urging the board to adopt rules regarding political ad disclaimers that include specific requirements for digital political ads.
On Sept. 13, 2021, Campaign Legal Center Action (CLCA) filed an amicus brief in support of campaign workers and supporters of a 2020 presidential campaign invoking their rights under the Ku Klux Klan Act of 1871 to be free from political intimidation.
Campaign Legal Center (CLC) submitted comments to the Washington Public Disclosure Commission on Aug. 20, 2021. The comments included several recommendations that would fortify the transparency of digital advertising in state elections.
Campaign Legal Center (CLC), NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund (LDF) and local organizations in Louisiana sent a letter imploring the Caddo Commission to add an additional early voting site in Caddo Parish as a part of an ongoing effort to increase in-person voting access for rural voters and voters of color in the region.
On Aug. 12, 2021, the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and the Pima County Recorder reached a settlement agreement to establish an early voting location on the reservation through 2024.
On Aug. 25, 2021, the Pascua Yaqui Tribe passed a resolution formally recognizing the settlement agreement between the Tribe and the Pima County Recorder to establish an early voting location through 2024.
The abrupt cancellation of the House Judiciary Committee’s markup of the STOCK Act is a slap in the face to the American people. The move by House Majority Leader Eric Cantor comes on the same day that a majority of House Members have co-sponsored the legislation. Once again, congressional...
Today, the Campaign Legal Center, urged Senators to support passage of a public corruption amendment to the “Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act” (STOCK Act) which prohibits congressional insider trading. The bipartisan amendment (1483) has bicameral support and contains the key provisions...
“Last night’s Senate passage of the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge (STOCK) Act represents a strong step forward on several important ethical issues. Senators who voted for passage are to be commended. It is now up to the House leadership to ensure that the legislation is not watered down...
Majority Leader Reid's decision to have the Senate pass the House version of the STOCK Act is disappointing and snatches away a critical opportunity to strengthen ethics laws for public officials and bring some oversight to those who mine the halls of Congress for “political intelligence” investors...
This manual is a resource for activists and advocates who are helping people with felony convictions vote in Arizona. For more information on felony disenfranchisement, see our online tool RestoreYourVote--updated April 22, 2021.
Campaign Legal Center (CLC) filed a brief as amicus curiae in defense of Colorado’s disclosure law.
Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, otherwise known as the VRAA or H.R. 4.
Trevor Potter, president of Campaign Legal Center (CLC), and a Republican former chairman of the Federal Election Commission, released the...
In early 2020, Tennessee reversed its earlier policy and began requiring individuals with out-of-state felony convictions who have had their civil rights restored to meet additional burdensome requirements that are erroneous under state law. Campaign Legal Center (CLC) sued but the Chancery Court sided with the state in Summer 2020; CLC now appeals on behalf of Ernest Falls.
Campaign Legal Center (CLC) sent a letter to North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper’s office urging him to veto S.B. 636, which makes information about donors to nonprofit entities, including politically active nonprofits, confidential.