The idea that Election Day can only be the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November seems to be a thing of the past. The busy and complicated lives of American voters have demanded other choices.
These conveniences have proven popular with voters and election officials alike. They help prevent long lines on Election Day, reduce the burden on Election Day pollworkers, and have the potential to increase turnout and expand the electorate, particularly among minority voters.
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A summary of the benefits, challenges, and existing laws concerning early voting. Read more
This document provides a template for lawmakers and other interested parties to draft bills relating to implementing efficient, effective early voting policies. Read more
WASHINGTON, DC — With Americans heading to the polls in just four weeks, a new report from voting rights group... Read more
With Americans heading to the polls in just four weeks, a new report from voting rights group Project Vote shows that many beneficial election reforms were proposed in 2014, but few voters will find it easier to cast a ballot on November 4. Read more
In 2014, state legislatures considered almost four times as many proposals that eliminate barriers to voting as ones that create them. Read more
Today, Project Vote released a new report analyzing the legislative landscape in 2014, and assessing the ground gained and lost so far in the war over voting rights. Read more
Today, Project Vote sent a letter to Ohio Governor John Kasich, calling on him to veto SB 205 and SB... Read more
On February 20, 2014, Project Vote wrote Ohio Governor John Kasich, urging him to veto election bills SB 205 and SB 238, which would affect early voting in the state. Read more
North Carolina’s monster voter suppression law disproportionately affects Black voters’ access to the ballot, according to a new study by... Read more