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  • Voting in America 2016

    On Thursday, Dec. 8, The Pew Charitable Trusts will host its Voting in America Summit. The event will bring together academics, advocates, campaigns, and administrators in the elections field to discuss the evolution of voting administration over the past four years. Read More

  • Pew and Its Partners Help Voters Get to the Polls

    WASHINGTON—With the election less than two weeks away, the Voting Information Project (VIP)—a partnership among The Pew Charitable Trusts, Google, and the states, along with the Internet Association and the world’s top technology companies—launched Get to the Polls (www.GetToThePolls.com) to provide voters with information about polling place locations, hours of operation,... Read More

  • Pew: 40 States, the District Improved Election Performance in 2014

    Washington—Between 2010 and 2014, states’ overall election performance ratings improved by 5.1 percentage points, according to the latest Elections Performance Index (EPI), released today by The Pew Charitable Trusts. Read More