Loyola Law professor Justin Levitt’s latest blog post about the current state of voter ID litigation is an absolute must-read for anyone interested in the future of the issue inside the courtroom or the polling place.
Ohio has eliminated all but four duplicate voter records thanks to a combination of voter updates and matches with other databases – plus the very important understanding that voter rolls change as often as voters’ lives do.
Athens County, Ohio election officials are asking some voters not to vote on a local issue after discovering that their ballots shouldn’t have included that question.
Texas’ new voter ID law is once again stirring controversy as election officials and voters discover that peoples’ names are not necessarily consistent from document to document.
A new report by the National Council on Disability makes a wide-ranging list of recommendations for improving access for voters with disabilities – including strong calls for increased funding and restoring a strong federal presence in elections.
The Kansas state agency with access to proof-of-citizenship documents for would-be voters is finally making them available to election officials – another reminder of the need to consider implementation when making election policy changes.
Pew’s latest Election Data Dispatch highlights the potential costs to jurisdictions in the wake of proposals to establish two-track registration systems. It’s a different take on an important issue that figures to gets lots of attention in the months to come.
About eight months after a phantom-ballot scheme was uncovered in Miami-Dade, a campaign staffer is sentenced for his role … but the potential threat of future attacks means that election officials must continue to raise their game.
A new effort in Virginia to identify and remove ineligible voters is illuminating the different risk tolerances between those who worry about the potential for fraud and those who are concerned about the potential for disenfranchisement.
A new poll by USA TODAY and the Bipartisan Policy Center reveals that the current partisan divide in many state legislatures on election policy is present among voters as well.