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Format: 10-23-2014
Format: 10-23-2014
The NVRA was intended to make voter registration widely available at agencies serving the public, and is an important tool for modernizing voter registration. Ensuring compliance with NVRA...
February 18, 2014 | Policy Brief |
J. Mijin Cha
Liz Kennedy
States should modernize registration procedures by allowing eligible voters to register to vote and update their registrations online. Online registration saves states and localities money....
February 18, 2014 | Policy Brief |
J. Mijin Cha
Liz Kennedy
A person’s voter registration should remain valid when he or she moves within the state. Centralized statewide voter registration databases are essential to provide portable registration....
February 18, 2014 | Policy Brief |
J. Mijin Cha
Liz Kennedy
Eligible 16 and 17 year olds should be pre-registered to vote and automatically added to voting rolls when they turn 18. Targeted outreach to young eligible voters leads to substantial increases...
February 18, 2014 | Policy Brief |
J. Mijin Cha
Liz Kennedy
Third party voter registration drives are a critical component to ensuring eligible voters are registered. States should permit third party registration drives without restrictive limitations....
February 18, 2014 | Policy Brief |
J. Mijin Cha
Liz Kennedy
Early voting allows eligible voters more time to review issues and cast their ballot. Early voting can increase voter participation. States should expand early in-person voting locations and...
February 18, 2014 | Policy Brief |
J. Mijin Cha
Liz Kennedy
States should provide uniform poll worker training before Election Day to ensure Election Day runs smoothly. Polls workers should receive a uniform wage across the state. Poll worker recruitment...
February 18, 2014 | Policy Brief |
J. Mijin Cha
Liz Kennedy
Ballot design should be simple and straightforward to ensure voters understand for whom and for what they are casting their votes. Ballots should be written in clear, plain language. Ballot...
February 18, 2014 | Policy Brief |
J. Mijin Cha
Liz Kennedy
Election administration should not be affected by partisan goals. Partisan election administration increases the risk of disenfranchisement. Non-partisan election administration boosts faith and...
February 18, 2014 | Policy Brief |
J. Mijin Cha
Liz Kennedy
Overly burdensome photo ID laws add an unnecessary layer of bureaucracy that disenfranchises millions of otherwise eligible voters. Photo ID requirements place tremendous fiscal burdens on states...
February 18, 2014 | Policy Brief |
J. Mijin Cha
Liz Kennedy