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The Dangers of Making Assumptions About Voter Rolls
By Michael Slater February 6, 2017

Last November, 7,500 reinstated Ohio voters who had been wrongfully purged from voter rolls between 2011 and 2014, reportedly turned out to vote. This is a big deal. Read more

News

Project Vote and Demos Call to Stop Unlawful Voter Purge in Philadelphia
By Project Vote February 13, 2017

Project Vote and Demos filed and amicus brief to stop an unlawful voter purge in Philadelphia. Read more

Election Legislation

Georgia Proposes to Codify Harmful Voter Registration Practice
By Project Vote February 14, 2017

A new Georgia bill would codify a harmful voter registration practice that is already known to erroneously reject thousands of eligible voter applicants. Read more

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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