More than 35,000 new voters registered at Vote.org after the singer posted a link on her Instagram Stories. "I've heard you raise your voices, and I know how powerful they are," Swift wrote.
The bill would enforce new measures protecting local state election administrations from partisan interference.
Georgia’s voter registration numbers have climbed since automatic voter registration was implemented in 2016. The program allows for voters to register while getting their driver’s license.
Voters appear eager to cast ballots this fall. A new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center of Public Affairs Research finds 71% of registered voters think the very future of the U.S. is at stake when they vote this year. Yet it also found 58% of Republicans still believe Biden’s election wasn’t legitimate.
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Election conspiracy theorists are flooding local election offices with voter challenges and public records requests. The wave of inquiries is adding to the already heavy workload those offices face as they scramble to prepare for November's elections.
Voting advocacy groups in Georgia are working to mobilize a disengaged and diverse group of voters for the upcoming midterm elections that will determine not just leadership of the state government but could also once again decide control in Congress.
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A change in a Georgia website may have resulted in a sharp drop in people registering to vote as they obtained driver's licenses. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution finds the share of Georgians registering or updating information through the Department of Driver Services fell from 79% in 2020 to 39% last year.
The Georgia Secretary of State's office will soon move more than 185,000 voter registrations to inactive status, beginning the process for eventual removal from the state's rolls under a federally mandated list maintenance process.
Lawrence C. Ross, author of The Divine Nine, explains why Black sororities showed up and showed out for Kamala Harris—and how Black Greek organizations have long pushed for enfranchisement.
Cyber experts told the Department of Homeland Security in July that voter registration systems in California and Florida could be vulnerable to a hack, a closely-held report obtained by NPR reveals.
James Harrison is one of around 150 people now able to vote thanks to registration drives aimed at making sure the democratic process is accessible to everyone, regardless of housing status.
Virginia election officials said the problem, which was caused by a severed fiber optic line, was fixed after nearly six hours. Several politicians called for the deadline to be extended.
College campuses are traditionally a big venue for voter registration, but during the pandemic, political mobilization efforts are going virtual.