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The Voting Experience: 2018 and the Future

Democracy / February 14, 2019 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET

The Bipartisan Policy Center and the Democracy Fund analyze key moments in election administration during the 2018 midterm elections, and look ahead to what steps can be taken to improve the voting experience for all Americans in 2020.

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Election 2018: How easy it is to vote in your state?

Democracy / News September 21, 2018

Long lines at the polls can undermine the voting experience, even to the point of discouraging people from voting,” starts a recent report from the Bipartisan Policy Center.

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Episode 2: All Things Elections

Governance / Podcast May 2, 2018

This month we talk about the voting experience at the polls and the BPC/MIT Election Lines Program with guest Dr. Charles Stewart.

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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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