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New Report: Many Election Day Lines Shorter in 2016, But Some Long Waits Remain

Governance / Press Release April 27, 2018

A significant number of polling places still experienced average wait times over 30 minutes

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Improving The Voter Experience

Governance / Research April 27, 2018

Long lines at the polls can undermine the voting experience, even to the point of discouraging people from voting. Reducing polling place wait times by measuring lines and managing polling place resources can improve the voting experience.

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Making Elections Work

Governance / April 27, 2018 9:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. ET

BPC gave updates on our continuing work with PCEA, with a focus on polling place line management and voter registration modernization.

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Launching the All Things Election Podcast with Special Guest Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft

Matthew Weil / Blog February 22, 2018

The Bipartisan Policy today launches the All Things Election podcast to keep you in the know about everything election related.

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Securing the Voting Rolls While Improving Access

Matthew Weil / Blog February 1, 2018

The Bipartisan Policy Center wishes to add its congratulations to both Arizona and Missouri for taking this smart step forward for their voters.

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The State of Campaign Finance in the U.S.

Governance / Research January 19, 2018

The U.S. campaign finance system has undergone fundamental changes in the last 15 years. Relying on new research from several of the nation’s foremost experts, this report examines the legal, political, and technological shifts that have combined to shape the current campaign finance regime.

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Preparing for the 2018 Election

Matthew Weil / Blog January 11, 2018

It will be another exciting year for the election administration community and we look forward to doing our part.

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The Changing Dynamics of Campaign Finance in the U.S.

Governance / January 19, 2018 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. ET

Leading experts will release a report on the current state of the U.S. campaign finance system and discuss its implications for future elections.

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Signing up on National Voter Registration Day

Matthew Weil / Blog September 26, 2017

Today is the fifth annual National Voter Registration Day. Are you registered to vote?

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Statement on Vulnerabilities in Online Voter Registration Systems

Governance / Press Release September 7, 2017

States must reevaluate security and administrative protocols with an eye towards always improving the voting experience for all Americans.

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