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Voter Suppression: What’s in Store for 2018?

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Ash Center Senior Practice Fellow in American Democracy Miles Rapoport lays out critical voting rights issues to keep on the radar ahead of the 2018 elections. This article is part of the American Prospect series, where we post Miles’ biweekly column in the American Prospect on democracy issues. Read other posts in the series here. 

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Voting Fights Continue: What’s the Score?

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Ash Center Senior Practice Fellow in American Democracy Miles Rapoport assesses the surprising progress some states have made in expanding voting rights despite the current political climate, but calls for continued vigilance. This article is part of the American Prospect series, where we post Miles’ biweekly column in the American Prospect on democracy issues. Read other posts in the series here. 

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Pence-Kobach Voter Fraud Commission Gets Fast Thumbs Down

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Ash Center Senior Practice Fellow in American Democracy Miles Rapoport proposes a long-term strategy in response to the many attacks on voter rights, which is currently culminating in Trump’s Kobach Commission on voter fraud. This article is part of the American Prospect series, where we post Miles’ biweekly column in the American Prospect on democracy issues. Read other posts in the series here. 

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Conservative Call for Constitutional Convention Faces Setbacks

Ash Center Senior Practice Fellow in American Democracy Miles Rapoport weighs in on the progress (and setbacks) of the conservative movement in their call for a constitutional convention. This is the third article in the American Prospect series, where we post Miles’ biweekly column in the American Prospect on democracy issues. Read other posts in the series here. 

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2016 Election Turnout: What You Should Know

Ash Center Senior Practice Fellow in American Democracy Miles Rapoport shares important take-aways from “America Goes to the Polls,” the first 2016 election turnout report released by the U.S. Elections Project at the University of Florida and Nonprofit VOTE. This is the second article in the American Prospect series, where we post Miles’ biweekly column in the American Prospect on democracy issues. Read other posts in the series here. 

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Elections: State Progress, Federal Train Wreck

This is the first post in a new series in which we cross-post a biweekly column written by Ash Center Senior Practice Fellow in American Democracy Miles Rapoport for The American Prospect on democracy issues. In this article, originally published here, Rapoport comments on election administration from the perspective of Secretaries of State after attending the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) Conference in February. 

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