Danielle Root is the director of voting rights and access to justice on the Democracy and Government Reform team at the Center for American Progress Action Fund. Root’s work at the Center focuses on election administration and security; voting rights; civil justice reform; and reforming the federal judiciary. Her work has been featured or cited by major outlets—including The New York Times, The Washington Post, The New Yorker, The Boston Globe, CNN, and MSNBC—and has inspired legislation at the state and federal levels.
Root holds a bachelor’s degree in anthropology and political science from the University of Minnesota and a J.D. from the George Washington University Law School.
By Danielle Root
|Unions Are Democratically Organized, Corporations Are Not||Center for American Progress||October 16, 2020|
|Point: Why Conservatives Can’t — and Won’t — Quit Voter ID Laws||InsideSources||January 29, 2020|
|Corruption Consultants: Conservative Special Interests and Corporations Hurt State Economies and Democratic Processes||Center for American Progress||July 22, 2019|
|Case Studies in Voter Suppression: Profiling Voter Suppressors||Center for American Progress Action||November 26, 2018|
|Rep. Tom Price’s STOCK Act Scandal||Center for American Progress Action||February 1, 2017|
|Rex Tillerson Represents All That is Wrong with Trump’s Incoming Administration||Center for American Progress Action||January 10, 2017|