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Our Mission

Our goal is simple: to build an electorate that accurately represents the diversity of America’s citizenry. Through advocacy, litigation, and technical assistance, Project Vote is fighting to make sure that every eligible citizen is able to register, vote, and cast a ballot that counts.

Voter Registration Policy

We know that most Americans will vote, once they get registered. That’s why Project Vote’s work is focused on promoting sensible laws, rules, and procedures that make it easier, not harder, for eligible citizens to become registered voters. Read more

Voting Policy

The way Americans vote is changing, and Project Vote works to make sure we're making the polls more, not less, accessible. Read more

List Maintenance

Voter registration is only the first step: we also have to make sure that registrants get on the rolls, and stay on the rolls. That’s why Project Vote works to protect eligible voters from wrongful purges, voter caging, and other dangerous efforts to “clean-up” the lists. Read more

Government Agency Registration

Congress passed the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) to ensure that state governments played a leading role in providing our most vulnerable citizens a chance to participate in American democracy. Project Vote and our partners are working to make sure they do, and to realize the full potential of this landmark law. Read more

Civic Engagement

Since the beginning of the Civil Rights movement, voter engagement efforts have played a vital role in our democratic process. Project Vote brings our 20 years of field experience to help community-organizations run efficient, effective voter registration drives and Get Out the Vote programs. Read more

Bill Tracking

Project Vote's bill tracking service provides up-to-the-minute information on election legislation—good and bad—that has been proposed in state legislatures and the U.S. Congress. Read more

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House to vote on bill that groups say hurts minority voters

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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

Debunking Fraud Claims Based on Database Matching

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Fact sheet and talking points on the problem with database matching programs. Read more

Debunking Multiple-Registration Fraud

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Fact sheet and talking points about the myth that being registered in more than one state constitutes "voter fraud." Read more

Debunking the Myth of In-Person Voter Fraud

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Fact sheet and talking points on the myth that voter impersonation is a widespread problem in American elections. Read more

Debunking the Myth of “Cemetery Voting”

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Fact sheet and talking points on the myth that American elections have a problem with voting by dead people. Read more

Debunking the Myth of Non-Citizen Voting

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Fact sheet and talking points on the myth that millions of non-citizens cast ballots in American elections. Read more

Fact Sheet: The Truth About “Voter Fraud”

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Facts, talking points, and links to studies debunking the myth that "voter fraud" is a widespread problem in American elections. Read more

Maryland Considers Voting Bill That Can Improve Voter Turnout

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Maryland's same-day registration bill, HB 345 would "help ensure that all eligible Marylanders can make their voices heard in the political process." Read more

Georgia Proposes to Codify Harmful Voter Registration Practice

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A new Georgia bill would codify a harmful voter registration practice that is already known to erroneously reject thousands of eligible voter applicants. Read more

Project Vote Testimony on Virginia’s Proof of Citizenship Bill SB 1598

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Project Vote testifies in opposition to Virginia’s proof of citizenship bill, SB 1598. Read more