State Policy Resource

Election Day Voter Registration in Hawaii

This report, commissioned by Demos, finds that turnout among certain demographics in Hawaii could increase as much as 9.9% if the state implements Election Day registration.

Update: Mapping the Progress of Paid Sick Days Legislation

Building on successful wins in approving paid sick days law at the city level in San Francisco, Milwaukee and Washington, D.C., an increasing number of states have introduced paid sick days bills to make sure parents are not forced to choose between their job and staying home to take care of themselves or a sick loved one.  Seventeen states in 2010 have introduced paid sick days