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Photo:  eyspahn via Creative Commons Examining the Meaning of One Person, One Vote
By Stephen Mortellaro January 5, 2016

Recently, I attended oral arguments in the Supreme Court case Evenwel v. Abbott. At the heart of this case is... Read more

News

Photo: Project Vote Looking Back at 2015
By Project Vote December 31, 2015

The nationwide movement for social justice is garnering strength and speed, and Project Vote is working to meet that movement where it matters. Today we celebrate the accomplishments of our team and our allies this year, and we recommit ourselves to continuing the fight against inequality. Read more

Election Legislation

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By Marissa Liebling January 14, 2016

Last year, lawmakers, community organizations, and religious, civil rights, and racial justice leaders undertook an important effort to restore voting... Read more

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Wisconsin Wants You to Register to Vote—Unless You’re Poor, or a Person of Color

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By Marissa Liebling February 5, 2016

Don't let the online registration fool you: a proposed Wisconsin law would be a disaster for voter registration. Read more

Just When You Thought It Was Safe to Vote in Kansas…

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By Michael Slater February 1, 2016

Sometimes, defending voting rights feels like playing Whac-a-Mole. You smack down a threat here, and it rears its ugly head over there. Read more

Electionary Gearing Up for Primary Season

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By Project Vote January 31, 2016

Electionary, a multi-state guide to election law, is now featuring or will soon feature some of the states that will... Read more

Project Vote Welcomes New Staff

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By Project Vote January 29, 2016

Project Vote welcomes Courtnay Sellers as legislative intern for the spring of 2016. Read more

State Guides for Voter Registration Drives

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By Michael Slater January 27, 2016

We’re nine months away from the presidential election, and voter registration efforts are ramping up across the country. Read more

Legislative Threats and Opportunities Update

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By Erin Ferns Lee January 21, 2016

Last week, in his final State of the Union Address, President Obama indicated his interest in modernizing our election system... Read more

Advocates Call on Maryland General Assembly to Restore the Vote for 40,000 People

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By Marissa Liebling January 14, 2016

Last year, lawmakers, community organizations, and religious, civil rights, and racial justice leaders undertook an important effort to restore voting... Read more

Obama’s Last State of the Union: What We Won’t Hear

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By Michael Slater January 12, 2016

Until Health Care Exchanges are brought into compliance with the NVRA, the president's legacy is incomplete. Read more

Let’s Play Bingo During the President’s Last State of the Union

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By Project Vote January 11, 2016

President Obama will give his last State of the Union address on Tuesday (January 12 at 9 p.m. ET). In... Read more

Examining the Meaning of One Person, One Vote

Photo:  eyspahn via Creative Commons
By Stephen Mortellaro January 5, 2016

Recently, I attended oral arguments in the Supreme Court case Evenwel v. Abbott. At the heart of this case is... Read more