Category: Voter Turnout

NY Senate Democrats Introduce Plans for Voting Reforms

New York Capitol Building

Despite New York’s long history of political engagement, the Empire State has struggled to combat consistently low voter turnout in recent years. Following the 2016 general election, a report from Nonprofit VOTE found that New York ranked 41st in the nation for voter turnout, with barely 57 percent of eligible voters casting ballots. New York’s ranking… Read more »

Strategies to Help Increase Voter Turnout at Your Next Election

Strategies to Help Increase Voter Turnout at Your Next Election

Unfortunately, one of the most difficult parts about planning an election is getting people to show up for it. You might think that everyone would want to have their voice heard in the voting booth, many people have busy schedules these days, and as a result, they don’t always go out of their way to… 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 »

Renting A Voting Machine For Your Election

Renting A Voting Machine For Your Election

Much success of an election is due to the convenience provided to the voting community. Most people are coming straight from work, on a lunch break, before and after school functions, and with children in tow. It is important to let the voters know that they are placing a secured vote on time. Often times… Read more »

Give Back With Your Next Vote

Give Back With Your Next Vote

It is always a great thing when a company decides to donate some of its money to a non-profit organization. After all, if the group is doing something great for the community or group of people throughout the world, why not support them so they can keep their operation going. However, it seems now everyone… Read more »

Voters With Disabilities Can Vote Easier With Online Voting

Voters With Disabilities Can Vote Easier With Online Voting

When you’re living with a disability, voting can become a very challenging task. In fact, thousands of polling places in the U.S. were not compliant with federal laws for disabled voters during the last election. Many voting areas are inaccessible and require the use of stairs and lack a ramp or elevator. Say there isn’t… Read more »

The Voting Times Are A-Changing

The Voting Times Are A-Changing

As society has evolved over the years, our processes have changed as well. However, when some things do not progress, adapt or assimilate, they are often doomed to no longer be used or exist. This idea is consistent in voting, coupled with all the advances in technology, has made many states and organizations take the… Read more »

Register With Just Few Mouse Clicks!

Register With Just Few Mouse Clicks!

No matter whom you ask it seems almost everything today can be completed online. So it only makes sense that voter registration is taking that step onto 21st century technology. Recently, the state of Rhode Island proposed a bill that would allow anyone with a driver’s license the ability to complete their voter registration online…. Read more »

Rock the Vote – Online!

Rock the Vote – Online!

A school board is critical to the growth and development of a school system. They are the body that determines educational policies that put in place to improve the students’ classroom environment. Most of these changes are voted upon by the board, but sometimes changes are to be voted on by the public. The only… Read more »

Licensed to Vote

Licensed to Vote

The process of registering to vote is something many people like to avoid, much like going to the DMV. Well now, the state of Oregon has passed a law connecting both of those together for this first time in any US state. Gov. Kate Brown has signed that legislation which will cause anyone with an… Read more »