Voter Registration Modernization

High rates of geographic mobility in the United States, combined with requirements for re-registration that often accompany an address change, contribute significantly to America's low rates of voter registration and turnout. As this briefing paper shows, people of color, low-income people and the...
07/24/2009
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Lawsuit filed today to force state social service agencies and election officials to comply with the National Voter Registration INDIANAPOLIS, IN — Citing clear evidence that Indiana public assistance agencies have violated their federally mandated responsibility to offer tens of thousands of...
07/09/2009
Press Release
Voting rights groups sue NM officials for failing to comply with the National Voter Registration Act SANTA FE, NM — Citing clear evidence that New Mexico public assistance agencies and moter vehicle offices have violated their federally mandated responsibility to offer tens of thousands of New...
07/09/2009
Press Release
Settlement Follows July 2008 Federal Court Injunction Finding Widespread Violations of National Voter Registration Act Kansas City, MO — Low-income voters in Missouri will see increased access to voter registration at Missouri public assistance offices as a result of a settlement agreement...
06/25/2009
Press Release
This factsheet outlines the key components of the recent settlement agreement in League of Women Voters of Ohio v. Brunner.
06/16/2009
Publication
Columbus, Ohio — The League of Women Voters of Ohio, the League of Women Voters of Toledo-Lucas County and a dozen Ohio citizens reached a historic agreement with the State of Ohio to fix defects in the way Ohio conducts its elections. The League of Women Voters of Ohio will hold a press...
06/16/2009
Press Release
Same Day Voter Registration (also known as Election Day Registration) permits eligible citizens to register and vote on the same day. This fact sheet outlines some of the advantages of Same Day Registration, particularly its impact on voter turnout and its potential to ensure that every vote is...
06/02/2009
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