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

The Proof is in the Numbers: Surge in Low-Income VR Applications follows Successful NVRA Lawsuits

By Michael Slater July 30, 2010

Hundreds of thousands of low-income Americans—mostly women—are registering to vote at public assistance agencies in a handful of states as... Read more