Voting Matters Blog


Photo: Catherine Flanagan/Project Vote North Carolina Citizens Take Action for Democracy
By Catherine Flanagan July 14, 2015

Thousands of North Carolinians traveled from all over the state to support the lawsuit challenging the 2013 Voter Information Verification Act... Read more

Staff Posts

Project Vote's Sarah Brannon on a panel at the EAC's Election Data Summit. Photo: Michelle Kanter Cohen/Project Vote The EAC is Back on Track and Project Vote Lends a Hand
By Sarah Brannon August 14, 2015

Project Vote's Sarah Brannon explains how the EAC is back on track to fulfill its purpose of improving the process of elections in America. Read more

Project Vote Interns

anjani_shah_summerintern2015 Anjani Shah: Reflecting on My Summer Internship at Project Vote
By Anjani Shah August 1, 2015

Summer intern Anjani Shah reflects on her experience at Project Vote. “I get to help people understand the importance of voter registration. I get to understand the importance of nonprofit work. I get to keep this experience with me forever.” Read more

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New Jersey is Getting Serious About Voting Reform

Photo: Jennie Ivans via Creative Commons
By Alex Ferguson June 30, 2015

The New Jersey state legislature introduces “The Democracy Act.” Read more

Roanoke Rally Issues Call to Action on Voting Rights

Project Vote's Benjamin Anderson and Michelle Rupp
By Benjamin Anderson June 27, 2015

Congress has had an urgent task on its plate for two years now, yet it has failed to act. Read more

Shelby County and the Power of the SCOTUS Swing Vote

Photo: Steve Petteway, Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States (Roberts Court (2010-) – The Oyez Project) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
By Emily Hoyle June 25, 2015

Two years ago today, the Supreme Court delivered a devastating blow to the Voting Rights Act in its Shelby County... Read more

Project Vote Urges Lawmakers to Support New Voting Rights Bill

Leahy Introduces Voting Rights Advancement Act
By Erin Ferns Lee June 24, 2015

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

Photo: Mrs. Gemstone via Creative Commons
By Erin Ferns Lee June 24, 2015

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

Voting Rights Advocates Settle Long-Running Voter Registration Suit

Victory in Massachusetts
By Project Vote June 17, 2015

MassHealth, EOHHS, and SOC Agree To Remedy NVRA Compliance Problems Read more

Florida Adopts Online Registration, Effective 2017

By Erin Ferns Lee May 30, 2015

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

Texas Fails to Help Citizens Register to Vote Under Law

By Sarah Brannon May 27, 2015

Today, a pre-litigation notice letter was sent to the Texas Secretary of State on behalf of a number of Texas citizens. Read more

It’s About Time

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By Estelle Rogers May 21, 2015

On the eve of her retirement, Project Vote Legislative Director Estelle Rogers reflects on her time—and time itself—in the progressive movement. Read more

Voter Registrations Drop Sharply at N.C. Public Assistance Agencies

Photo: Copyright Mr.TinDC via Creative Commons license.
By Project Vote May 8, 2015

According to a notice letter sent today, voter registration applications initiated at public assistance agencies have dropped dramatically since Gov. Pat McCrory took office. Read more