CREDO Mobile has offered Project Vote and our partner, Dēmos, an $80,000 matching grant in support of our work to enforce the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) in North Carolina.
Today, Project Vote is pleased to release Election Legislation 2014: Threats and Opportunities, the latest in our series of reports assessing election-related legislation introduced in state legislatures and the U.S. Congress this year.
Good news today in the fight over proof-of-citizenship requirements. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit has issued a full stay in Kobach et al v. United States. This means that, in this important election year, citizens in those states can continue to use the safeguard of the federal registration form while the appeal is underway.
With the November 2014 elections around the corner, the U.S. Senate Committee on Rules & Administration hosted a hearing titled “Collection, Analysis and Use of Data: A Measured Approach to Improving Election Administration” where witnesses testified on how data collection can improve the election process. The 2012 elections were marred with incidents such as long lines in the battleground states of Florida and Virginia, and these experts pointed to data collection as a solution to some of these problems.