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Aug 27 / Michael Slater

Report: Incorporating Automatic Voter Registration with NVRA

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Today, Project Vote is pleased to release a new paper outlining proposed guidelines for incorporating automatic voter registration (AVR) within the existing requirements of the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA). You can download this new paper here.

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Aug 27 / Project Vote

Voting Rights Advocates Praise Wolf Administration’s Move to Offer Online Voter Registration

Photo: kiskeacity via Creative Commons

Photo: kiskeacity via Creative Commons

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Leading voting rights advocates thanked Secretary of State Pedro Cortes and the Wolf Administration for offering eligible Pennsylvanians the opportunity to go online to update or complete their voter registration forms. Beginning today, citizens of Pennsylvania can go to register.votesPA.com to register to vote.

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Aug 14 / Sarah Brannon

The EAC is Back on Track and Project Vote Lends a Hand

Project Vote's Sarah Brannon on a panel at the EAC's Election Data Summit. Photo: Michelle Kanter Cohen/Project Vote

Project Vote’s Sarah Brannon on a panel at the EAC’s Election Data Summit.  Photo: Michelle Kanter Cohen/Project Vote

On August 12 and 13, the federal Election Assistance Commission (EAC) convened a useful national meeting on ways to improve the election data that are collected.

I was honored to participate in one of the panels held during the meeting. My panel was moderated by EAC Chairwoman, Christy McCormick, and addressed two questions. First, in addition to academics, the EAC and certain election officials, are there others who are interested in collecting and using good election administration data? Second, how can election officials be assisted with the data collection process so their data can be improved?

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Aug 1 / Anjani Shah

Anjani Shah: Reflecting on My Summer Internship at Project Vote

Anjani Shah interned with Project Vote's Nonprofit Partners' Initiative in the summer of 2015. (Photo: Project Vote)

Anjani Shah interned with Project Vote’s Nonprofit Partners’ Initiative in the summer of 2015.

Searching for an internship in Washington, D.C. is no easy task. Any professional living in the D.C. area is familiar with eager students struggling to push themselves onto the metro to walk up the Capitol Hill steps in heavy suits or high heels, or looking awful in the picture on their badges. As thrilling as all of this sounds, I knew I was looking for a different set of characteristics in a summer internship experience.

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Jul 31 / Anjani Shah

Nonprofit Profile: Voter Registration is “Empowering” to Philadelphia Group

Yoel Solís of the Federation of Neighborhood Centers in Philadelphia shares his experience with Project Vote's voter registration training.

Yoel Solís of the Federation of Neighborhood Centers in Philadelphia shares his experience with Project Vote’s voter registration training. (Photo: Anjani Shah/Project Vote)

“It’s key that we communicate the message that voting is accessible and that being a voter is personally empowering,” said Yoel Solís, a recent participant in Project Vote’s new Nonprofit Partners Initiative.

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