Voting Matters Blog

Staff Posts

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

Blog Filters

Archaic Voter Registration Procedures Leave Citizens Behind

By Erin Ferns Lee August 12, 2010

Access to voter registration—the basis of democratic participation—is still limited in the 21st century by overly restrictive, “horse-and-buggy” laws across... Read more