Make Your Private Balloting More Accessible

There are few rights that we have that are more important than our right to vote. Every year, millions of Americans show up at polling places for more than just electing politicians; they also vote on their preference for the next ranking individual within their labor unions, credit unions, school boards, community clubs and more…. Read more »

Advantages of Renting Voting Machines

We’ll admit: You probably don’t want to hear too much about elections right now. That’s totally understandable, but we’re not here to talk about the presidential race. Instead, we’re taking a look at voting machines and how they can help you and your organization. At the Honest Ballot Association, we help groups of all sizes… Read more »

Lessons from the Primary Process

To the average American voter, the Electoral College and primary delegate voting systems are slightly mysterious. Many wonder who these people are, and think of the process as not representative and far too complicated. The good people of Maine will decide in November whether they want to become the first state in the nation to… Read more »

New Voting Rights Caucus Striving for Equal Poll Access

A new congressional caucus zeroing in on voting rights formed last week, pledging to educate the public on the various voter suppression tactics since the Supreme Court struck down key provisions of the Voting Rights Act in its 2013 Shelby v. Holder decision. The Voting Rights Caucus, co-chaired by Texas Rep. Mark Veasey, Alabama Rep. Terri Sewell and Rep…. Read more »

NY Attorney General to Investigate Following Primary

This 2016 presidential campaign continues to surprise us. However, when it came time to vote for the presidential primary election April 19, the problems that voters experienced were anything but the kind of surprise you hope you get for your birthday. The complaints are so widespread that the state attorney general has opened an investigation, starting… Read more »

Offer a More Accessible Vote With Digital Voting

There’s no question we live in an era of convenience. Day in and out, we’re all looking for ways to make our lives a little easier, a little more convenient. This is true for all areas of our lives, from ordering dinner online, to having our groceries delivered to our doorstop – we’re busy people…. Read more »

Automatic Registration Efforts Advance in Two Dozen States

The debate over voter registration policies continues. Last week, President Obama voiced his support for a bill in Illinois that would automatically register people to vote when they apply for a state driver’s license or identification card. As NPR reports, similar bills are being considered in about two dozen states. While the Illinois bill, and… Read more »

Customize Your Election With Honest Ballot

Some of what we can relate to with voting includes waiting in a long line of fellow voters, standing behind the curtain, clicking buttons on an outdated machine or filling in the bubbles of a voting ballot – sound about right? What the Honest Ballot Association has done, however, allows your voting public to partake… Read more »

The Ruckus About Caucuses

Election season is here again which has a lot of people talking about debates, primaries and caucuses. Since different states have different laws when it comes to selecting a candidate, the back-and-forth can get confusing. What is important to note is that Iowa hosts a caucus and New Hampshire is always the first state to… Read more »

Voting Reform Taking the Stage at the Oscars

This year at the Oscars, movies that we’ve recently watched won’t be the only thing the celebrities are talking about. In a recent post on Facebook, Reese Witherspoon spoke out about the lack of racial and gender diversity in this year’s nominees. She suggests a bit of voting membership reform among the Academy. Have you… Read more »