Now showing items 1-5 of 5
Voter Registration: Past, Present, and Future
(Caltech/MIT Voting Technology Project, 2005-06-17)
The Caltech/MIT Voting Technology Project identified problems with voter registration as a pressing problem in the 2000 presidential election; between 1.5 and 3 million votes were lost due to voter registration problems ...
Election Day Voter Registration in the United States: How One-step Voting Can Change the Composition of the American Electorate
(Caltech/MIT Voting Technology Project, 2002-06)
For most Americans, voting requires two steps. First, an eligible citizen must register in some manner with an appropriate government agency. Second, once registered, the citizen can then cast a ballot on or before election ...
The Introduction of Voter Registration and Its Effect on Turnout
(Caltech/MIT Voting Technology Project, 2004-02)
Voter registration, it is widely argued, raises the costs of voting, thereby decreasing turnout. Studies of turnout across states find that states with later registration dates or election day registration have much higher ...
American Elections: A Critical Moment for Research and Reform
(Caltech/MIT Voting Technology Project, 2004-12-03)
The 2004 election provided important lessons regarding the performance of voting technology, about continuing problems with voter registration and provisional balloting, issues with procedures and poll site voting practices, ...
How Hard Can It Be: Do Citizens Think It Is Difficult to Register to Vote?
(Caltech/MIT Voting Technology Project, 2006-07)
Political equality is seen as an intrinsic normative principle for the adequate functioning of a democratic republic. However, it is well documented that in the United States there are many qualified citizens who do not ...