Voter registration is only the first step: we also have to make sure that registrants get on the rolls, and stay on the rolls.
Additionally, we fight to make sure that voter registration and list maintenance policies are publicly transparent, in order to ensure that states are not using arbitrary, error-prone, or politically-motivated criteria for rejecting applicants or purging voters.
This policy brief addresses the importance of transparency in the voter registration and list maintenance process, discusses current law and efforts to ensure public access to voter registration information, and reviews some best practices for making information available to the public. Read more
Gov. Rick Scott’s effort to remove voters who are not American citizens from voter registration rolls has suffered a one-two punch in the past week. Read more
Marking a major victory for Florida voters, the United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit ruled on Tuesday that Florida’s 2012 voter purge program violated federal law. Read more
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Last November, 7,500 reinstated Ohio voters who had been wrongfully purged from voter rolls between 2011 and 2014, reportedly turned out to vote. This is a big deal. Read more
Project Vote submitted testimony in opposition to Virginia’s "no match, no vote" bill, SB 1581. Read more
Project Vote submitted testimony in opposition to voter registration matching prerequisite bill SB 1581 to the Senate Privileges and Elections Committee on January 31, 2017. Read more
Project Vote is urging an Indiana Senator Greg Walker to reconsider legislation that puts registered voters at risk. Read more
Project Vote and Common Cause sent a letter to Indiana Senator Greg Walker on problematic list maintenance bill SB 4420. Read more
The Trump administration's lies about illegal voting signal a massive attack on voting rights. Read more
In an open letter to the United States Senate, Project Vote joins the Leadership Conference and 143 other civil rights organizations in opposing the confirmation of Jeff Sessions as Attorney General. Read more
The Trump administration is already planning to go after the NVRA. Project Vote has been defending this essential federal law for more than a decade, and we're not about to stop now. Read more
U.S. Department of Justice submitted this statement of interest in NC NAACP v. NC SBOE, a case concerning wrongful purging of the voter rolls in North Carolina in violation of the National Voter Registration Act. Read more