Allegra Chapman is Common Cause’s director of voting and elections, leading national and state efforts to reduce barriers to voting and ensure that elections are run efficiently and fairly. Prior to joining Common Cause in 2014, she was a staff attorney for Demos and an assistant attorney general for the civil rights bureau of the state of New York. Follow her on Twitter: @ChapmanAllegra
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Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Enhancing Voter Turnout: A Primary Concern
American democracy has been on a roll. Over the past few weeks, courts across the country have affirmed that we are better when everyone participates and each voter’s voice is heard. Voter-ID laws, designed to suppress the vote, have been taking a beating. In Texas , North Carolina and North Dakota...