Full blog will return Monday, April 6.
electionlineWeekly has an update on what’s next in Oregon as the state prepares to implement its first-in-the-nation automatic (or “new motor voter”) registration bill.
A new report by the ACLU and The Center for Accessible Technology highlights the ways in which state online voter registration sites are not accessible to people with disabilities. Even better, it provides very specific advice on what’s wrong and how to fix it.
A new Ohio bill requiring out-of-state student voters to obtain in-state drivers licenses is drawing opposition in the legislature and, if enacted, is a virtual certainty to draw still more litigation in a state already well-acquainted with courts deciding election rules.
The American Mock Trial Association will use a disputed election case to crown its national championship next month in Cincinnati. It’s a great opportunity to put elections in front of the sharp and highly-motivated students who compete in college mock trial.
Ursula Kaczmarek of the US and Overseas Vote Foundation has produced a beautiful visualization of the data from Charles Stewart’s Survey of the Performance of American Elections. It’s worth a look – and a bookmark so you can look again and again.
U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock’s resignation sets up yet another special election – a growing phenomenon across the nation that is straining election offices’ ability to fund an expanding election calendar on static or shrinking budgets.
Oregon’s new automatic voter registration law is now in effect – but what’s next? Three areas are likely to drive that story – implementation, turnout effects and yes, fraud concerns.
The new issue of the Election Law Journal features PCEA-themed content aimed at – and informed by – the work of practitioners in the field.
The EAC’s Matt Masterson has a new blog post regarding the challenges states and localities face in “training the funders” to address voting technology challenges. It’s both substantively important and a promising sign of greater engagement from the new EAC.