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Immigration reform: the politics of the possible

/ News November 6, 2013

Coming out of the 2012 election, comprehensive immigration reform seemed inevitable. The political power of the growing Latino population combined with a newly elected, popular president making reform his top legislative priority seemed like a recipe for fast action.

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Why People Don’t Vote

Matthew Weil / Blog May 10, 2013

After every election, pundits and politicians, academics and regular citizens decry our country’s relatively low voter turnout rate and call for ways to improve participation. Today we have a better sense of why Americans don’t vote. The U.S. Census Bureau…

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2012 Voter Turnout Report

Governance / Research November 8, 2012

Voter turnout dipped from 62.3 percent of eligible citizens voting in 2008 to an estimated 57.5 in 2012.

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2012 Voter Registration

Governance / Research November 5, 2012

Based on final published registration reports from 34 states, the likely 2012 registration level will be 70 percent of eligible citizens or 153,271,000 out of 218,959,000 eligible potential voters.

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