Ian Eppler  //  8/24/17  //  Topic Update

  • It’s important for Democrats to challenge President Trump’s Election Integrity Commission, even if their efforts fail, writes Sarah Posner (WaPo).
  • The fact that many noncitizens are gaining the right to vote across the country is a victory for democracy, argues Joshua A. Douglas at the Washington Post.

  • The Brennan Center for Justice has filed suit against the Trump administration that seeks to make records of the Election Integrity Commission public (Brennan Center). 

  • Voting rights are the civil rights issue of our time (WaPo).


Updates | The Week of January 22, 2018

1/28/18  //  Daily Update

The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania ordered all 18 Republican-drawn districts to be redrawn, following a finding that they violate the Constitution. Potential citizenship questions on the 2020 Census could shift the balance of political power towards rural areas and give Republicans a new advantage in drawing electoral boundaries.

Updates | The Week of January 15, 2018

1/14/18  //  Daily Update

The White House disbands the "Election Integrity" Commission led by Vice President Pence and Kris Kobach.

Updates | The Week of December 18, 2017

12/24/17  //  Daily Update

President Trump's voter fraud commission has not been in communication since September, and members are not sure why. The Department of Homeland Security, the Election Assistance Commission and voting equipment industry and nonprofit groups met to launch an election security Sector Coordinating Council.