Our goal is simple: to build an electorate that accurately represents the diversity of America’s citizenry. Through advocacy, litigation, and technical assistance, Project Vote is fighting to make sure that every eligible citizen is able to register, vote, and cast a ballot that counts.
We know that most Americans will vote, once they get registered. That’s why Project Vote’s work is focused on promoting sensible laws, rules, and procedures that make it easier, not harder, for eligible citizens to become registered voters. Read more
The way Americans vote is changing, and Project Vote works to make sure we're making the polls more, not less, accessible. Read more
Voter registration is only the first step: we also have to make sure that registrants get on the rolls, and stay on the rolls. That’s why Project Vote works to protect eligible voters from wrongful purges, voter caging, and other dangerous efforts to “clean-up” the lists. Read more
Congress passed the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) to ensure that state governments played a leading role in providing our most vulnerable citizens a chance to participate in American democracy. Project Vote and our partners are working to make sure they do, and to realize the full potential of this landmark law. Read more
Since the beginning of the Civil Rights movement, voter engagement efforts have played a vital role in our democratic process. Project Vote brings our 20 years of field experience to help community-organizations run efficient, effective voter registration drives and Get Out the Vote programs. Read more
There is still work to do, but Pennsylvania is a praiseworthy example of how states are championing the cause of bringing our elections into the 21st century. Read more
Elusive: (adj) hard to find or capture. This is how Representative Terri Sewell (D-AL) described the long, ongoing fight to... Read more
Lawsuit brought by Arizona and Kansas to force changes in the federal voter registration form reaches the end of the road. Read more
Despite gains in several areas, the American electorate still doesn’t really look like the American people. This comprehensive report looks at registration and voting trends over the last four presidential elections, and identifies where the work still needs to be done to close the gaps and achieve a truly representative democracy.
“Project Vote’s quality control training provided real world context to help participants understand state laws. The training helped partners understand why the quality control measures laid out are vital to a successful voter registration program, and how organizations of all sizes could adapt these measures to their work.”
— Roxane Kolar, Field Coordinator with BluePrint NC