States must take immediate steps to prepare for conducting elections during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In Expanding Vote by Mail, States Must Maintain In-Person Voting Options During the Coronavirus Pandemic
Although expanding vote by mail is critical, in-person options must be preserved to prevent disenfranchisement.
Elected officials must make it easier and safer to register and vote amid the pandemic.
In response to COVID-19, actions should be taken to protect elections and Americans’ right to vote.
States could save lives by passing tougher gun laws, but gerrymandering keeps progress out of reach.
Putting an end to gerrymandering could lead to tougher gun legislation at the state level—and, as a result, safer communities.
Local, state, and national policymakers need to support and cultivate a robust high school civics education.
The disability community is a growing political constituency, and the debates have yet to really address policy priorities affecting the 57 million people in this community.
New CAP analysis finds that the impacts of partisan gerrymandering are comparable to switching the majority of votes in 22 states.
While the nation has undoubtedly made progress, entrenched structural racism continues to corrupt American democracy and preserve racial inequality.
Implementing voter-determined districts is a sensible way to end partisan gerrymandering and ensure fair representation.
Florida officials are rejecting the will of the people in order to suppress the vote.
The ideal AVR policy model allows eligible registrants to opt out of voter registration after agency transactions.
Stacey Abrams spoke at the 2019 CAP Ideas Conference, sharing her three solutions to combat voter suppression efforts and amplify new voices.
Truly fair U.S. electoral districts would allow the views of elected representatives to better reflect those of the people who elect them.