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2018 Primary Election Turnout and Reforms

Governance / Research November 15, 2018

Examination of turnout during the 2018 primary elections, conducted in 49 states and D.C., compared with turnout during the 2014 and 2010 midterm election cycles.

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Episode 6: All Things Elections

Governance / Podcast October 24, 2018

The Electronic Registration Information Center has member states sharing data to create more accurate and complete voter registration lists across the country.

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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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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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Don’t Let Our Democracy Collapse

Governance / News July 19, 2017

Richard L. Hasen writes in The New York Times about BPC’s work on election reform and voter registration.

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Discussing Data Security with Former Sec. Michael Chertoff

Governance / Page July 17, 2017

BPC’s Director of the Democracy Project John Fortier sat down with former Secretary of Homeland Security and Co-Chair of BPC’s Immigration Task Force Michael Chertoff to discuss security concerns around the call for voter-registration data from the Trump administration’s Presidential Advisory Commission…

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Florida Voter Registration Data-Sharing Legislation Advances

Tim Harper / Blog April 12, 2017

Florida’s participation would improve interstate data sharing initiatives like ERIC and IVRC as well as the accuracy of the voter rolls in the state.

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BPC Applauds Enactment of Texas Bill to Improve Voter List Accuracy

Governance / Press Release June 17, 2015

BPC applauds the enactment of new legislation in Texas which provides for the state to participate in multi-state voter registration data-sharing programs. Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed the bill, SB 795, into law Monday.

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Making Ohio’s Electoral System a National Model

Governance / December 10, 2014 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET

Over the next two years, Ohio will again engage in debates about redistricting reform, early voting, voter registration and provisional ballots.

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