Automatic voter registration (AVR) has increased the average registration rates in every state where it’s been implemented.
Voter Access articles on Democracy Chronicles
This section of DC focuses on voter access: a vitally important aspect of democracy concerned with ease of voting and the various barriers in the way. Voter ID, Compulsory Voting and Felon Voting are just some of the hot button issues highlighted here. Also see our sections on American democracy and Money Politics.
Whether felons completed time behind bars or probation should have their voting rights restored if they haven’t paid off all their financial obligations .
Tribes denounce North Dakota identification law that led to poor access to discrimination by poll workers and unfair identification requirements.
Under AB 177, state agencies and schools would be required to give their employees Election Day off from work, and schools would close, to help voters.
Civil rights groups prevailed in their lawsuit against Sec. of State Alex Padilla to expand voter registration opportunities to the physically challenged.
There are good reasons to believe voter registration at tax time would be an efficient and effective approach to increasing voter registration.
Joyce Ladner was at the forefront of the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi in the 1950s and
In 2016 a consortium of researchers from across U.S. participated in a large study of polling places lines and dynamics in the November general election.
Since its inception, the Roberts Court has acquiesced in—and at times even abetted—the attempts of many states to make it harder for Americans to vote.
Election Assistance Commission members have limited access to classified information. raising questions on how to communicate on election security threats.