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Staff Posts

The Dangers of Making Assumptions About Voter Rolls
By Michael Slater February 6, 2017

Last November, 7,500 reinstated Ohio voters who had been wrongfully purged from voter rolls between 2011 and 2014, reportedly turned out to vote. This is a big deal. Read more

News

Project Vote and Demos Call to Stop Unlawful Voter Purge in Philadelphia
By Project Vote February 13, 2017

Project Vote and Demos filed and amicus brief to stop an unlawful voter purge in Philadelphia. Read more

Election Legislation

Georgia Proposes to Codify Harmful Voter Registration Practice
By Project Vote February 14, 2017

A new Georgia bill would codify a harmful voter registration practice that is already known to erroneously reject thousands of eligible voter applicants. Read more

Blog Filters

Maryland Considers Voting Bill That Can Improve Voter Turnout

By Project Vote February 16, 2017

Maryland's same-day registration bill, HB 345 would "help ensure that all eligible Marylanders can make their voices heard in the political process." Read more

Georgia Proposes to Codify Harmful Voter Registration Practice

By Project Vote February 14, 2017

A new Georgia bill would codify a harmful voter registration practice that is already known to erroneously reject thousands of eligible voter applicants. Read more

Project Vote and Demos Call to Stop Unlawful Voter Purge in Philadelphia

By Project Vote February 13, 2017

Project Vote and Demos filed and amicus brief to stop an unlawful voter purge in Philadelphia. Read more

Voting Rights Advocates Reach Settlement in “Exact Match” Voting System Lawsuit

By Project Vote February 10, 2017

Georgia agrees to stop rejecting voter applications based on typos and data entry errors. Read more

Debunking Voter Fraud–An Interview with Michael Slater

By Project Vote February 10, 2017

Brad Friedman of the Brad Blog interviews Project Vote president Michael Slater about Trump's voter fraud allegations, and how they signal a massive attack on voting rights. Read more

The Dangers of Making Assumptions About Voter Rolls

By Michael Slater February 6, 2017

Last November, 7,500 reinstated Ohio voters who had been wrongfully purged from voter rolls between 2011 and 2014, reportedly turned out to vote. This is a big deal. Read more

Election Bill Could Stop Thousands of Eligible People From Voting

By Erin Ferns Lee January 31, 2017

Project Vote submitted testimony in opposition to Virginia’s "no match, no vote" bill, SB 1581. Read more

Project Vote Board Member Writes About Social Movement in the Trump Era

By Project Vote January 27, 2017

Project Vote board member, Frances Fox Piven, writes at the Nation about the history of mass resistance and how it may relate to the "political dangers of a Trump administration" today. Read more

Project Vote Welcomes Spring 2017 Interns

By Project Vote January 27, 2017

Project Vote is pleased to welcome two interns for the spring of 2017. Read more

Indiana Bill Could Erroneously Purge Legitimate Voters

By Marissa Liebling January 26, 2017

Project Vote is urging an Indiana Senator Greg Walker to reconsider legislation that puts registered voters at risk. Read more