Update (16Mar2020): The Plain Writing Act of 2010 Became Public Law No: 111-274 10/13/2010
You might be able to help.
It is stuck in the Senate. Senator Bennett (R. Utah) has blocked the bill on the grounds that it would be a problem for the Federal Election Commission and the Election Assistance Commission.
Whitney has two simple answers to their objections:
- The law does not apply to regulations
- Are they really suggesting that information about elections should be hard to understand
If you are in the United States, you can help by writing or calling your Senator's office and Senator Bennett's office to express your opinion.
Here's additional information from the International Law Prof Blog about how to write your representative on this matter:
Plain Language in Government Communication