Liz Kennedy is Counsel at Demos working on voting rights, money in politics, and corporate accountability. Prior to joining Demos, Liz was an Attorney in the Democracy Program at the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law.
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Friday, November 13, 2015
2016’s “Missing Voters” Can Be Found with Automatic Voter Registration
This time next year, the election of 2016 will be over and America will have chosen its next president. But how many Americans will have actually participated in making this decision? In the 2012 presidential election, 1.3 million votes decided the winner in the ten states with the closest margins...
Saturday, May 03, 2014
Dollars and Sense: Stopping Secret Political Spending
At a Senate hearing Wednesday, retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens testified about the rise of dark money and the impact of what he's called the " grossly incorrect " decision in McCutcheon v FEC . This truth-teller, who correctly characterized the majority opinion Citizens United v...