Category: Election Legislation

Project Vote Urges Lawmakers to Support New Voting Rights Bill

Leahy Introduces Voting Rights Advancement Act

Project Vote submitted a letter today to urge members of Congress to support the Voting Rights Advancement Act Read more

Mass. and Va. Adopt Beneficial Voting Policies This Week

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Massachusetts and Virginia adopted policies that would make voter registration and voting accessible to more citizens this week. Read more

Florida Adopts Online Registration, Effective 2017


Florida now joins more than two-dozen other states in offering the opportunity to register to vote online. Read more

Youth Preregistration Bill Passes in Utah

Utah Prereg Bill

A new law in Utah will allow citizens aged 16 or 17 the opportunity to preregister to vote. Read more

Indiana Election Bill Could be Confusing for Students


An omnibus election bill that is moving through the Indiana legislature could pose a risk of intimidating student voters. Read more

Voter Empowerment Act would Improve Elections for Both Voters and Officials


Today, the Voter Empowerment Act (VEA) was introduced in the House of Representatives. Estelle Rogers, legislative director for Project Vote,... Read more

Democracy Restoration Act Would Give Voting Rights Back to Millions in Federal Elections


Today, U.S. Senator Ben Cardin and several others introduced the Democracy Restoration Act to ‚Äúrestore voting rights in federal elections... Read more

Online Voter Registration Moves in Two States


As America has become ever more digitally interconnected and additional routine tasks and functions are now being carried out over... Read more

Oregon Legislature Sends Automatic Voter Registration Bill to Govenor


Today, the Oregon State Senate adopted HB 2177, a bill that would automatically register Oregonians to vote after they have... Read more

Shelby and Selma


It is fitting that, as attention is focusing on the 50th anniversary of the march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge,... Read more