As state leaders try to expand programs that would provide child care, education, and other support for families with children, the politics of gerrymandering stand in their way.
Vote by Mail Is One of Many Ways To Ensure the Disability Community Is Included in the Next Election
In-person voting must be coupled with the expansion of vote by mail to ensure that disabled voters can participate in this historic election.
States Should Embrace Vote by Mail and Early Voting To Protect Higher-Risk Populations From Coronavirus
By failing to adopt commonsense measures to fortify elections against the coronavirus pandemic, lawmakers put countless lives at risk.
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.