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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

(Howard TJ/Creative Commons) Online Registration Bill is Moving, but Ohioans Won’t See Benefits Until 2017
By Marissa Liebling May 11, 2016

After a year of stalling, the Ohio House committee finally voted to move an online voter registration bill forward, but there's one catch: the bill won't go in effect before the 2016 elections. Read more

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Voting Rights Coalition Urge Rep. to Make Online Registration Bill Fair and Uniform

By PV Admin July 2, 2010

A coalition of civil rights, voting rights, and civic engagement groups wrote Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), sponsor of federal bill,... Read more