New York Governor — Governor Kathy Hochul signed a legislative package to strengthen democracy and protect voting rights in New York State. This legislative package,
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How Vote-at-Home Friendly is Your State?
All 50 states and the District of Columbia use mailed-out ballots, but their regulations and practices widely vary. Which states mail ballots automatically to all registered voters, and which allow any voter to request one? How easy is obtaining a ballot, and what return options exist? Can voters apply online for their mailed-out ballot, or must they submit a paper form? Can voters sign-up once to receive ballots for all future elections for which they're eligible, or must they apply for every election? These components, and more, influence voters' access to, trust in, and security of this essential voting method. We have identified and weighed 15 key criteria to answer these questions, plus more.
National Vote at Home Institute Study Demonstrates Higher 18-34-year-old 2020 Turnout in States that Automatically Mailed Voters a Ballot
(September 5, 2023) — Today, the National Vote at Home Institute (NVAHI) issued a research paper examining 18-34-year-old voter turnout in the 2020 Presidential election,
Civic Nebraska — Rutgers University and the U.S. Elections Assistance Commission have released new findings that, among other things, show the power of vote-by-mail to
An analysis of voting file data provides powerful, new evidence of significantly higher turnout in the 2020 presidential election among 18–34-year-olds, including voters of color,
- Kim Wyman, former Washington Secretary of State and NVAHI Circle of Advisors co-chair
With Lori (Augino) at the helm, of the National Vote at Home Institute, state and local election officials can benefit by gaining is able to provide support from one of the most experienced vote-by-mail experts and election officials in the country.”
- Robert Giles, former Division of Elections Director, NJ Department of State
- Julietta Henry, Director of Milwaukee County Elections