Election Initiatives

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We conduct policy-relevant research to identify areas of strength and weakness in current elections systems and to evaluate possible solutions. The findings help states improve the way elections are administered in the U.S.

Research & Analysis

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  • States Offering More Voter Registration Resources Online

    To meet the expectations of an Internet-savvy public, states are increasingly posting election resources and information on their state Web sites. In particular, providing voter registration resources such as online voter registration or downloadable registration forms can make the registration process more convenient for voters and election officials. Read More

  • Online Voter Registration

    States across the country are increasingly adopting online voter registration to save costs, enhance government efficiency, and build more complete and accurate voter lists. Read More

  • Public Attitudes on Election Administration

    Technology is changing election administration across the nation. To help election officials better understand what voters know and don't know, The Pew Charitable Trusts conducted surveys in eight states with the help of Public Opinion Strategies and the Mellman Group. These surveys assessed whether voters support use of technology in elections, including interstate data sharing such as that... Read More

Military and Overseas Voting

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Stephanie Bosh

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202.540.6741