Voting Matters Blog

Advocacy

Gov. McAuliffe Vetoes Harmful Voter Registration Bill
By Project Vote March 27, 2017

A Virginia voter registration bill that threatened eligible citizens is no longer a threat. Read more

Staff Posts

Despite Supporters’ Advice, Sessions Faces Uphill Battle in Denying Racial Voter Discrimination
April 18, 2017

Attorney General Sessions' supporters claim voter protection laws are unnecessary, though recent cases against voter suppression laws prove otherwise. Read more

In the States

The Responsible Way to Increase Voter Access: Same Day Registration
By Brian McWalters April 13, 2017

Same day registration is known to boost voter turnout and keep voter rolls clean. Why aren't more states passing and implementing SDR laws? Read more

Blog Filters

Efforts to Engage Youth Voters through Preregistration Underway

By PV Admin January 21, 2010

Last week, the Arizona Legislature introduced a Preregistration bill in the House, bringing it one step closer to allowing 16- and 17-year-olds to preregister to vote. If passed, Arizona would join Florida, Hawaii, North Carolina, and soon, Rhode Island in their efforts to engage youth before they may legally vote. Read more