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In May 2011, PSN put together a summary of mail voting studies to date, synthesizing information on turnout, impact on various demographics, security and fraud. Information pertains to no-excuse absentee voting, permanent absentee voting, and all-mail elections.
This report from Pew Center on the states examines the unnecessary costs of voter registration due to an antiquated, paper-based system and suggests voter registration modernization as a way to cut costs and increase accuracy of the voter rolls.
This fact sheet from Demos offers talking points that demonstrate the prohibitive cost of voter ID laws to cash-strapped states, the unnecessary burden to election administration, the rarity of in-person impersonation voter fraud, and the disproportionate effects on historically disenfranchised populations.
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.