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Who benefited from same-day voter registration in Chicago?

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Same-day registration, an initiative designed to improve ballot access, caught on in white areas of Chicago more so than black and Latino communities during last spring’s primaries. Read more

It’s Never Been More Important to Protect the Right to Vote

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The Nation's Ari Berman writes on the ways voting rights groups are combatting voter suppression. Read more

Gov. Deal Asked to Ensure Voters Are Free From Intimidation at the Polls

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R. Robin McDonald writes about our letter to Gov. Deal asking him to take action to protect Georgia voters from intimidation at the polls. Read more

Project Vote Calls on Governors to Protect Voters and Allay Fears of Violence and Intimidation

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Project Vote has asked the governors of several states to take steps to reassure their citizens that they can expect a safe voting environment on Election Day. Read more

Federal Court Says North Carolina Likely Violated “Motor Voter” Law

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With the 2016 election less than two weeks away, a federal judge has ordered North Carolina election officials to take actions to protect eligible citizens. Read more

Sophia Bush touts early voting in Chicago, hosting election eve bash

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"Chicago P.D." star Sophia Bush is co-hosting an election eve bash with "Chicago Fire" star Monica Raymund at Thalia Hall to benefit Project Vote, an organization geared toward mobilizing under-represented voters. Read more

Project Vote Condemns Trump’s Irresponsible Rhetoric

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A statement from Project Vote president Michael Slater on Donald Trump's call for poll watchers, and his refusal to say whether he will accept the outcome of the election. Read more

Groups say state highway safety agency violates voters’ rights

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Project Vote and partners put the state of Florida on notice for alleged violations of the federal "motor voter" law. Read more

Florida Motor Vehicle Offices are Violating Federal Voting Rights Law

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Citing clear evidence that Florida residents have been denied the opportunity to register to vote or update their registrations through DMVs, Project Vote and partners sent official notice that the state is violating Section 5 of the National Voter Registration Act. Read more

Project Vote Commends Sec. Cegavske for Extending Voter Nevada’s Voter Registration Deadlines

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Project Vote congratulates Sec. Cegavske on taking a common-sense response to voter registration deadlines, and ensuring that Nevada residents who make a good faith effort to register will be able to vote this November. Read more