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Money & Influence 09.16.2021

Rhode Island’s Political Spending Transparency Law Upheld by Federal Appeals Court

Rhode Island’s political spending transparency rules have been upheld by a federal appeals court, which held that “a well-informed electorate is as vital to the survival of a democracy as air is to the survival of human life.”

U.S. Census Bureau Releases New Format of Data for a More Participatory Redistricting Process

Today, the U.S. Census Bureau will release population data from the 2020 Census in an easy-to-use format for Americans who want to advocate for fair maps in this year’s redistricting cycle. The new format of the data will be made available to all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico and will be key to increasing participation in the ongoing redistricting efforts.

Diverse Coalition of Community Organizations Call for Fair and Transparent Redistricting Process

Today, a coalition of more than 20 community organizations sent a letter to the state’s Reapportionment Commission outlining a list of demands to achieve a fair and transparent redistricting process.

U.S. Census Bureau Releases 2020 Census Demographic Data to Kick Off Rhode Island Redistricting 2021

We are advocating for a process that prioritizes opportunities for meaningful public input, public access to the redistricting data used by mapmakers in Rhode Island, and a mapmaking process conducted in the public interest.

Voting & Elections 05.14.2021

ROUNDUP: New Poll Shows Rhode Islanders Want More Voting Options, Accessibility

The Rhode Island Voting Access Coalition announced new polling showing strong bipartisan support for measures that expand access to the ballot for Ocean State voters.

Voting & Elections 05.12.2021

Poll Results Show RI Voters Support Policies to Expand Access to Voting

The RI Voting Access Coalition released the results of a poll showing strong public bipartisan support for changes that are part of the Let RI Vote campaign. The Let RI Vote campaign is focused on safely and securely expanding access to the ballot for all eligible voters.

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