ASAE Issues Statement on State Voting Reform Laws

In response to a proliferation of voting reform legislation under consideration in multiple states, ASAE today issued a statement on values and principles that should guide lawmakers. A newly enacted voting law in Georgia has been challenged in a federal lawsuit filed this week by the ACLU and civil rights groups, but more than 250… Read more »

House Democrats Pass Sweeping Elections Bill

The House last night passed sweeping legislation to protect voting rights, strengthen election security against foreign and domestic interference and overhaul campaign finance laws. The bill, titled the “For the People Act,” holds the symbolic designation of H.R. 1 and is a centerpiece of House Democrats’ agenda. Key provisions of the bill include expanding automatic… Read more »

ASAE Condemns Assault on Democracy at U.S. Capitol

ASAE issued a statement today condemning the violent, illegal insurgence at the U.S. Capitol during a Constitutionally mandated meeting of the U.S. Congress to certify the 2020 election outcome. The breach of the Capitol building by rioters occurred yesterday afternoon as members of Congress were meeting to consider several objections to the electoral college votes… Read more »

Election Results Suggest Continued Gridlock Next Year

While much of the national focus is on the presidential election results which continue to show a clearer path to the White House for Democratic challenger Joe Biden than President Trump, the congressional outlook suggests Republicans will hold on to the Senate and narrow Democrats’ control of the House. Should Biden become president, his legislative… Read more »

ASAE Joins Program on Role of Associations in Elections

ASAE joined Associations TRENDS this week for a program to highlight how associations are helping their members in the upcoming election. The Oct 20 program highlighted the leadership role of associations and the business community. Speakers included Bob Kolasky, Director of National Risk Management Center (Election Security), U.S. Department of Homeland Security; Steven Levine, Director… Read more »