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.
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Montgomery County elections officials said they will review registration procedures in response to allegations from a conservative watchdog group that the county’s rolls are packed with ineligible voters — even as advocates and county Elections Board staff raised questions about the group’s claims. Read more
A settlement between the Maricopa County Recorder's Office and a national voting-rights group could shine a light on how voters are removed from voting rolls across Greater Phoenix. Read more
A new Georgia elections bill raised the ire of voter advocacy groups, who say it could disproportionately hurt minority Georgians trying to join the state’s voter rolls. Read more
by Kristina Torres, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Gainesville — Georgia has agreed to temporarily suspend a requirement that has prevented tens... Read more
"We are pleased that the court has recognized the merits of this case, and has ordered the prompt release of records," said Michelle Kanter Cohen, election counsel for Project Vote. "Decisions about who is and is not able to register to vote must be made in the open for our democracy to be fair and accessible." Read more
James Cobb, an attorney at Atlanta's Caplan Cobb who is co-counsel on the case, called Duffey's order "an important acknowledgment of the right of groups like Project Vote—and of all of Georgia's citizens—to monitor the state's voter-registration practices." Read more
A federal judge has ordered Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp to release more detailed public records about why the state decides to reject applicants trying to register to vote... Read more
Georgia's strict system for adding new voters to the rolls risks disenfranchising tens of thousands of minorities in the battleground state this fall, according to a new lawsuit by several voting rights groups. Read more
Kira Lerner discusses our lawsuit over Georgia's flawed and discriminatory voter verification process. Read more
Kristina Torres writes about Project Vote's suit against Georgia's discriminatory voter verification process. Read more