Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson recently spoke about her husband's experience voting while deployed in Afghanistan in 2012 and the unique barriers faced by those deployed abroad when attempting to vote.
Reducing Barriers for Young Voters
During a panel discussion hosted by Tusk Philanthropies at this year's SXSW Conference, Arndrea Waters King, Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board of the Drum Major Institute, raised an important question about efforts to make it harder for young people to vote: "If you think that you don't matter, why are they trying so hard to take your voice and your vote away?"
Removing Barriers to the Ballot Box: The Case for Mobile Voting
This paper examines how our existing voting options systematically fail certain groups of voters and discusses how technologies like mobile voting would remove barriers and further expand voting access for these voters, while guaranteeing the integrity of the votes cast using mobile voting technology.
A Look Back at the Midterms
This month, our country held another safe & secure midterm election with little news of major interference or obstructions. Over 107 million ballots were cast across the country from voters from all walks of life. We commend the thousands of election officials who helped ensure that our democratic right to vote was protected. While there were many success stories from this election; there were...
Push for mobile voting ignited in wake of Hurricane Ian
" Voting can be a tough process for many different groups across the country. For those impacted by natural disasters, many polling places were destroyed. But, voting can also be difficult for people who can’t get off work, our troops overseas and for voters with disabilities."