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Illinois Gets Early Voting, Same-Day Registration — For a Year

By Angela Linneman on July 2, 2014

Illinois is expanding access to early voting and making it easier for public university students to vote. But not everyone is happy about it.

Arkansas and Kansas: Voter ID Battlegrounds

By Angela Linneman on May 16, 2014

Legal back-and-forth on voting laws threw new ID laws in Arkansas and Kansas into question this week.

Voter ID is Dead in Wisconsin

By Angela Linneman on April 30, 2014

Governor Scott Walker failed to “point to a single instance of known voter impersonation occurring in Wisconsin at any time in the recent past.”

Voter Fraud Detector Fails in Florida

By Angela Linneman on April 16, 2014

A controversial program designed to fight voter fraud has failed in Florida.

Wisconsin Early Voting Scaled Back Again

By Angela Linneman on March 31, 2014

Wisconsin’s popular early voting period has been trimmed for the second time since 2011, this time eliminating weekend voting.

Two Tiers No More: All Voters Must Prove Citizenship in AZ and KS

By Angela Linneman on March 21, 2014

Two-tiered voting is out. But proof of citizenship for registration is in.

Early Voting Takes a Hit in Two States

By Angela Linneman on March 12, 2014

Necessary housekeeping or political power grab? Early voting facing limits in Ohio and Wisconsin.

Love and HeadCount

By Angela Linneman on February 14, 2014

Sometimes, volunteering with HeadCount can lead to true love — of more than just music and democracy.

The Internet Fights Back Against the NSA

By Angela Linneman on February 11, 2014

A massive international protest is underway — online. Will it sway the NSA?

Presidential Commission Urges Voting Innovations

By Angela Linneman on January 23, 2014

If these good ideas are adopted, voting will get a whole lot easier.