ADVOCACY

Below are examples of official testimony, letters, and other materials developed by Fair Elections Center (formerly Fair Elections Legal Network) on various issues nationwide.

ELECTION ADMINISTRATION 2021

2021 Testimony in Support of Texas HB 22, Which Would Make Voting More Accessible

2021 Testimony in Opposition of Texas HB 1026, Which Would Erect Barriers to Voting

2021 Testimony in Opposition of Louisiana HB 138, HB 167 and Section 2 of HB 581 Which Would Penalize Constitutionally Protected Speech & Un necessarily Compound Registrars' Duties

2021 Testimony in Opposition of Florida SB 90 as amended by Amendment 262784, Which Curtails Efficient Election Practices

2021 Testimony in Opposition of Florida SB 90, Which Would Make it Harder to Vote by Mail

2021 Testimony in Opposition of New Hampshire HB 292 and in Support of House Bills 526 and 144, Which Would Make Absentee Voting Easier

2021 Testimony in Opposition of New Hampshire House Bills 362, 429, 531, 535 and 554, Which Would Make it Harder For Students to Participate in Democracy

2021 Testimony in Support of Washington HB 1078, Which Would End Disenfranchisement of People with Felony Convictions When They Are No Longer Incarcerated

 

2021 Testimony in Support of Virginia HJ 555, Which Would End Disenfranchisement of People with Felony Convictions When They Are No Longer Incarcerated

2021 Testimony in Support of Virginia HB 1890, Which Would Prevent Racially Discriminatory Laws and Practices from Going Into Effect

2021 Letter to the Louisiana Secretary of State Expressing Opposition to Two Legislative Proposals on Voting (Items 23 and 20)

2021 Testimony in Support of New Mexico HB 74, Which Would Restore Voting Rights to Persons with Felony Convictions Upon Their Release From Prison

2021 Testimony in Opposition of Proposed Alteration to Louisiana Election Code That Would Change the Absentee Ballot Request Deadline From 4 Days to 15 Days Before an Election

2021 Testimony in Opposition of Virginia HB 2028 and HB 2209, Which Would Make Absentee Voting Less Accessible

2021 Testimony in Support of Virginia HB 2025, Which Would Establish Pre-Registration for 16 and 17-Year Old Citizens

2021 Testimony in Opposition of Virginia SB 1118, Which Would Disenfranchise Voters Over Government Data Entry Errors

2021 Testimony in Support of New Hampshire SB 47, Which Would Modernize Absentee Voting and Registration

2021 Testimony in Support of Virginia SB 1097, Which Would Make Absentee Voting More Accessible

2021 Testimony on Proposed New Hampshire Law that Would Restrict Student Voter Registration and Remove Same Day Registration

ELECTION ADMINISTRATION 2020

2020 Testimony on New Hampshire Coronavirus Election Protection Act

2020 Testimony on Ohio Absentee Voting During COVID-19 Pandemic

2020 Letter to Virginia Commissioner of Elections on National Voter Registration Act Violation

2020 Report: Voting in the Era of COVID-19

2020 Letter to Georgia Secretary of State on Domicile Requirements for the U.S. Senate Runoff Election

 

ELECTION ADMINISTRATION 2019

2019 Testimony on Michigan Precinct Size Increase

FELON VOTING RIGHTS RESTORATION 2019 

Testimony on Nevada Felon Rights Restoration

RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS 2019

2019 Letter to the Iowa Legislature on Voter ID  and Proof of  Residence Requirements 

2019 Testimony on New Hampshire Residency Requirements (domicile v. residency)

VOTER ID 2016

2016 Testimony on Michigan Voter ID Measures

​VOTER LIST MAINTENANCE

2019 Letter to the Ohio Secretary of State on Voter Registration Cancellations

2015 Testimony on New Hampshire Crosscheck

NO EXCUSE ABSENTEE VOTING 2015

Testimony on Ohio Absentee Ballot Application Mailings

ONLINE VOTER REGISTRATION 2015

2015 Testimony on Ohio Online
Voter Registration – June 10th

 

2015 Testimony on Ohio Online
Voter Registration – June 24th

 

PROVISIONAL VOTING 2014

Testimony on Ohio Provisional Voting