Civic Access

Washington Governor Signs Sweeping Voting Access Bills

Earlier this week, Washington’s Governor Jay Inslee signed four bills to increase access to the ballot. These bills bring Automatic Voter Registration, pre-registration for 16- and 17-year-olds, same-day registration, and the WA Voting Rights Act to Washington, making it only …

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Oregon’s “New Motor Voter” Program a Success

Oregon was the first state in the nation to adopt automatic voter registration, an innovative policy that automatically registers voters when they interact with the DMV. This is a major paradigm shift, as it requires voters to opt out of registering …

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