Voting Matters Blog

Staff Posts

electionprotection_blog Election Protection in the Post-Shelby Era
By Archita Taylor May 2, 2016

Three years after the Supreme Court’s decision to gut the Voting Rights Act, many of us in the voting rights community have seen firsthand how new, restrictive voting laws have hurt voters. Read more

News

virginia_vr_form_cclicense_aaronwebb New Voter Registration Form Could Reduce Unnecessary Rejections
By Michelle Kanter Cohen April 29, 2016

In July, Virginia will launch a new and improved version of its state voter registration form, which will help avoid confusion and reduce the number of eligible voters who are rejected for minor administrative errors. Read more

Election Legislation

dmv_cdharrison_cclicense_540x425 Automatic Voter Registration Best Practices Coming Soon
By Project Vote April 28, 2016

As access to the ballot becomes increasingly difficult, more states are trying to find ways to improve the administration of elections. Read more

Blog Filters

Voter ID Debate Weathers Storm: Bill Passes in S.C., another Brews in Missouri

By Erin Ferns Lee February 11, 2010

After the state Supreme Court shut down Indiana’s contentious photo voter ID law as unconstitutional last September for unfairly exempting... Read more