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The Voting Information Project

The Voting Information Project helps voters find information about their elections with collaborative, open-source tools.

The Voting Information Project

The Voting Information Project helps voters find information about their elections with collaborative, open-source tools.

The Voting Information Project

The Voting Information Project helps voters find information about their elections with collaborative, open-source tools.

The Voting Information Project

The Voting Information Project helps voters find information about their elections with collaborative, open-source tools.

The Voting Information Project

The Voting Information Project helps voters find information about their elections with collaborative, open-source tools.

The Voting Information Project

The Voting Information Project helps voters find information about their elections with collaborative, open-source tools.

What not to wear when you go vote

A look at some of the restrictions the country and various states have on what you cannot wear when casting a vote. Visit KMOV4 to learn more.

The often-overlooked reasons why young people don’t vote

Many believe that the reasons why young Americans do not vote in the same numbers as older Americans is because of apathy or a lack of ideologically-intriguing candidates. While that may be true for some, many other young Americans do not vote for logistical reasons, or in other words, “because their lives are not set up for it.” This article features interviews with three young Americans who detail the issues they faced while trying to vote. Visit Vox to learn more.

More than 5 million people with felony convictions can’t vote in this year’s election, advocacy group finds

A recent study from the Sentencing Project estimates that over 5.1 million Americans cannot vote because of felony convictions. Felon disenfranchisement laws vary from state to state. Only two states (Vermont and Maine) allow convicted felons to vote while in prison, while the remaining 48 states deny felons voting rights until they are released from prison, complete their sentence, or permanently. These laws have a disproportionate effect on African-Americans and Latinos. Visit CNN to learn more. Click here to read the Sentencing Project’s full […]

Alarm grows over Trump team’s efforts to monitor polls

Political opponents and voting rights activists have expressed concern over President Trump and his campaign’s call for poll watchers to monitor polling places throughout the country. Opponents and activists claim that such calls could lead to voter intimidation and suppression, while the Trump campaign claims poll watchers are needed to ensure fairness and reduce fraud, despite the fact that there is little evidence of widespread voter fraud in the United States. Visit The Hill to learn more.

Early voting in 2020 U.S. election already smashing 2016 levels

As of October 13, 10.6 million Americans have cast their ballots for the general election. By mid-October 2016, that number was only 1.4 million. Democrats have dominated early voting thus far, but that does not indicate whether Joe Biden or Donald Trump will ultimately win. Visit CNBC to learn more.

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