Stateline’s Sarah Breitenbach has a fantastic look at the subject of voting technology and the policies, including budgeting, that support it. It’s a great piece that is worth bookmarking both as a survey of where we are but also as an introduction to this crucial issue for the growing number of people who are beginning to pay attention in this presidential election year.
Effective March 1, rental tenants in the City of Minneapolis will get voter registration information from their landlord when moving into a new place. The info, which will be available in a number of different languages in print and online, is designed to close the gap between eligibility and registration for young people, people of color and other groups who move frequently.
It’s Super Tuesday, and the focus shifts briefly from candidates and campaigns to voters and the pollworkers who assist them. In Calhoun County, AL it’s a day for service, socializing – and some good food. It’s a long day (and seems even longer when turnout is low) but today should be a little more eventful.