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CLC filed comments in response to the House Committee on Ethics’ request for input on types of service and positions with outside entities that may lead to conflicts of interest.
On July 11, 2019, the Supreme Court of the State of Washington affirmed a lower court decision upholding Seattle’s innovative democracy voucher public financing program. Plaintiffs challenged the public funding program as an unconstitutional use of tax dollars. The State Supreme Court rejected this argument holding that the program does not restrict plaintiffs’ First Amendment rights.
Campaign Legal Center, joined by Issue One, submitted comments to the Federal Election Commission on July 10, 2019 regarding proposed rules for disclaimers on digital political advertising.
CLC submitted joint comments with W.V. Citizens for Clean Elections to West Virginia's State Election Commission regarding its proposed campaign finance rulemaking. The comments make a number of recommendations that are intended to improve the rule's anti-coordination provisions, strengthen West Virginia's prohibition on foreign national election spending, and clarify other regulatory requirements.
In 2018, Florida voters restored the right to vote to individuals with felony convictions. The legislature then enacted a law conditioning rights restoration on payment of restitution, fines, and fees. CLC represents Floridians Bonnie Raysor and Diane Sherrill in challenging the constitutionality of...
Description: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), a component agency of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), recently produced documents in response to CLC's Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Request seeking documents related to the Pence-Kobach Commission and DHS's role in pursuing voter fraud matters. The documents show that the Commission's work was a "high priority" for the White House, and that the Commission sought to expand USCIS's role in searching for cases of voter fraud.