Since 2007, Project Vote has provided the public with the tools to monitor the passage of voting rights laws across the country, with free access to our lists of bills and analyses.
The interactive index of bills below is curated, analyzed, and summarized by Project Vote’s election administration experts, and regularly updated for you to access at any time. You can search by state and by issue, and track bills according to whether they are—in our analysis—likely to help or hinder the ability of eligible Americans to vote.
At least 120 legislative threats to voting rights have been filed, introduced, or carried over. Thirty-four have passed out of committee in the first house. Eighteen have passed the first house. Twelve have passed the legislature. Five have been vetoed by the governor. Two have been enacted.
Meanwhile, at least 417 opportunities in voting rights have been filed, introduced, or carried over. Sixty-two passed out of committee in the first house. Twenty-eight passed the first house. Seven passed the legislature. Five were enacted.
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The bill tracking information on this website, including bill summaries, blog posts, and other analyses, is for general guidance only. The legislative process is by its nature fast-moving and subject to change at short notice. This webpage should not be used as a substitute for research and consultation with legal or other competent advisers. Project Vote is not responsible for any errors or omissions, or for the results obtained from the use of this information.
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Project Vote submitted testimony to oppose HB 41, a bill to that proposed to change voter ID requirements during the early voting period. Read more
Project Vote submitted testimony to North Dakota Governor Burgum in opposition to voter ID bill, HB 1369. Read more
Project Vote submitted a legislative review with the League of Women Voters of Texas on proof-of-citizenship bill HB 3474. Read more
Same day registration is known to boost voter turnout and keep voter rolls clean. Why aren't more states passing and implementing SDR laws? Read more
Project Vote submitted testimony to the Texas House Committee on Elections in opposition to "Crosscheck" voter list maintenance bill HB 3422. Read more
A Virginia voter registration bill that threatened eligible citizens is no longer a threat. Read more
Now that the political climate has changed and is aided by weakened voting protections, states are taking it upon themselves to investigate and pass laws that prevent voter fraud. Read more
Project Vote submitted testimony to the Indiana House Elections and Apportionment Committee in opposition to voter registration cancellations bill SB 442. Read more
Project Vote submitted testimony to the Illinois House Elections and Campaign Finance Committee in support of preregistration bill HB 3909. Read more
A coalition of civil and voting rights groups urge a New Mexico House committee to pass voter registration bill SB 224. The bill extends the voter registration deadline to three days before the election and allows for same day registration during early voting. Read more