PSA submitted testimony in February 2011 for HI HB 343, a bill that would allow same day voter registration. Our testimony highlights the success of the reform in other states as well as offers the perspectives of legislators in other states regarding the value of SDR.
This model bill from Project Vote allows all citizens, regardless of whether they have a government ID, to access an online registration portal in order to register to vote or update their information.
In this paper, Project Vote reviews the voter registration and voting rates of 18- to 29-year-old citizens in recent elections and examines existing laws that hinder or facilitate participaiton by young, non-college attending voters.
This legislative brief from Project Vote discusses the underrepresentation of youth - particularly youth of color - in the general electorate, and how the growing trend of preregistration helps to address this problem. It concludes with recommendations for implementing preregistration policies.
After surveying state officials and education administrators, Project Vote analyzed the data and identified best practices, solutions to problems encountered in various jurisdictions, and the effectiveness of high school voter registration programs across the U.S.
This Brennan Center report looks at the various ways in which states began to move toward a system in which voters are automatically and permanently added to the rolls, with fail-safes in case of government mistakes.