Voting Matters Blog

Staff Posts

Michigan Tries to Rush Voter ID Through Lame-Duck Session
By Marissa Liebling December 6, 2016

Michigan voters are already suffering from an antiquated election system, and the proposed voter ID laws would only make things worse. Read more

News

Civil Rights Coalition: Sessions is Unfit to Serve as Attorney General
By Project Vote December 1, 2016

Project Vote joins 144 other national organizations to denounce Sen. Jeff Sessions' nomination to become Attorney General of the United States. Read more

Election Legislation

Legislative Threats and Opportunities Update
By Erin Ferns Lee January 17, 2017

With this new wave of hostility toward the democratic process, we can expect to see fewer viable legislative efforts to modernize election administration, and more egregious efforts to block the vote. Read more

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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