My recent Initiativv blog post: Ballot initiatives give voters a chance to chance to propose and create their own laws. These initiatives hold the power to change policy at the local level as well as at a state level. Ballot initiatives are a type of ballot measure that allow voters to directly propose and, by extension, enact … More The Ballot Initiative Process: Ripe for Reform?
My recent collaboration with Initiativv: Last week, we had the opportunity to attend two events on recent innovations in voting and elections: “The Future of Voting” in San Francisco, California and the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) Election Data Summit in Washington, D.C. Hosted by CivicMakers, We Vote USA, and Brigade, “The Future of Voting” … More Takeaways from Last Week’s Voting and Elections Events
My op-ed on the Hill’s Congress Blog on the Voting Rights Amendment Act was included in the ABA Section on State & Local Government’s Election Law, Campaign Finance and Redistricting Issues in Federal, State and Local Elections CLE as one of the Recent Decisions and Secondary Authorities Regarding Election law, campaign finance and redistricting issues in federal, state and local … More ABA Election law CLE
My op-ed for The Hill’s Congress Blog: In Shelby County v. Holder, the Supreme Court struck down Section 4(b) of the Voting Rights Act, which includes a provision mandating that specified states “preclear” any changes in election regulations with the federal government. The court upheld other provisions of the Voting Rights Act intact, including Section 2, … More Strength and weakness of the Voting Rights Amendment Act of 2014