Vulnerable Communities Lose Critical Documentation in Natural Disasters' Wake

Texas’s S.B. 5 voting ID law, struck down last week, could have had serious consequences for minority voters impacted by Tropical Storm Harvey.

Trump’s Election Integrity Commission Hasn’t Officially Met Yet—And It May Have Just Violated Federal Law

The commission could be in violation of the Federal Advisory Committee Act for making decisions during an “organizational” call.

Who Exactly Is Asking States for Voter Roll Data?

It's unclear who on the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity saw a letter demanding data from states.

Why Wednesday’s ‘Election Integrity’ Actions Should Be Watched By States

Actions by the President’s Commission on Election Integrity, the Department of Justice and Congress raise myriad problems for our federalist approach to elections and security.

Yo Voté: Communities Scramble to Translate Ballots

A “vote here” sign translated into Korean, Spanish and Vietnamese hangs near the entrance to a polling place set up in the Willston Community Center in Falls Church, Virginia. A growing number of communities are now required to translate election materials.

Federal Officials Say There’s No Evidence State Votes Were Hacked

But they haven’t conducted forensics on voting machines in order to find evidence of Russian cyberattacks.

North Carolina's Voter ID Law Is Defeated, For Now

The Supreme Court declined to review the law that lower courts found to be discriminatory, but made no judgment on the merits of the policy.

How Voter ID Laws Discriminate

A new comprehensive study finds evidence that strict voting laws do suppress the ballot along racial lines.

Where Gerrymandering Is Containing City Power

To resist the current political peril, just boost the urban voter turnout, right? Unfortunately, it’s not that simple.

In the Battle Over Voting Rights, What Happens Next?

Court challenges to redistricting in North Carolina and Wisconsin could bring national changes in elections.

Oregon’s First Test of Automatic Voter Registration Has Mixed Results

More than 230,000 people were registered to vote through the program, and 97,184 of them voted in the presidential election.

Bill de Blasio’s Suggestions for N.Y. Election Reforms

Election Day in the New York City was marked by lengthy waits and malfunctioning ballot scanners.

The Next Fight to Expand Voting Has Already Begun

Before the 2016 race ends, advocates for automatic registration are already eyeing new efforts in Illinois, Nevada, and elsewhere.

New Voter ID Rules, Other Election Changes May Flummox Voters

Voters will head to the polls in November after a wave of laws and litigation in several states made it tougher to vote than it was four years ago.

State and Local Elections Officials Fight Trump Claims of ‘Rigged’ Elections

In Colorado, “numerous checks and balances for access and integrity” in the voting process make allegations of widespread corruption specious.

Early Voting, Now a Reality in Most States, Is Underway

By the end of October, voters in a third of the country will have had the opportunity to cast their ballots.

Join The Pew Charitable Trusts and Route Fifty in Denver on Friday

We’ll be discussing data-driven decision-making in state and local governments, featuring Gov. John Hickenlooper, other Colorado officials and Pew experts looking at issues like elections administration and tax incentives. Attend in person or via webcast.

California Extends the Ballot to Jails

Governor Jerry Brown’s decision to allow some incarcerated people with felonies to vote reflects a growing national challenge to felony disenfranchisement.

Ohio Can't Purge Infrequent Voters From Its Rolls

A federal appeals court says the secretary of state violated the National Voting Rights Act when he moved to clean up voter rolls.