Democracy 2015: A Year in Review

This past year has seen democracy issues take center stage in the national debate. Unfortunately, while many state policymakers have capitalized on nationwide momentum for reform, some leaders continue to advance an agenda that takes their state in the wrong direction.

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The Health of State Democracies

A state-by-state analysis and scorecard of the varied experiences of democracy in states and a series of policy recommendations illustrate how states can better serve their citizens.

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The Academy Awards of Voter Suppression

There are unfortunately many worthy candidates vying for recognition when it comes to denying access to the ballot box, but this year’s awards go to the individuals and groups that stand out from all the rest.

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Unequal Access

A county-by-county analysis of election administration in 2012 swing states reveals that, within each state, wide disparities in voting accessibility existed.

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Explore the Data: Unequal Access

These interactive tables accompany the report “Unequal Access: A County-by-County Analysis of Election Administration in Swing States in the 2012 Election."

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Florida’s Worst Election Offenders

A county-by-county analysis of the Florida election administration in the 2012 election reveals wide disparities in voting accessibility in different parts of the state.

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Grand Theft Election

Republicans are trying to pass a new Electoral College system that will ensure victory in future presidential elections, and it’s all thanks to redistricting.

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