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Michigan Joins ERIC, Half of States Now Members

Yesterday, Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson announced that Michigan has become the 25th state to join the Electronic Registration Information Center, or ERIC, which helps states keep their voter lists up-to-date and accurate. This marks a major milestone for ERIC, which has existed for just over six years, but now includes half of the states,…

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CEIR in the Field:
Election Day in Fairfax City

CEIR Research Associate Jenny Lovell spent Election Day 2018 in Fairfax City, Virginia, where she was an election officer. She showed up to her assigned precinct before 5 a.m. and worked until after the polls closed to help ensure the election went off without a hitch. Continue on to read more about her Election Day…

CEIR Launches Voter Registration Hub

Important Note: CEIR is no longer maintaining the Registration Hub because the National Association of Secretaries of State has deployed a similar resource where voters can find links to official state websites (CanIVote.org). CEIR’s Registration Hub page now redirects to that site. We’re less than a month away from Election Day, and that means voter…

National Voter Registration Day by the Numbers

What is National Voter Registration Day? Every year, National Voter Registration Day is held on the fourth Tuesday in September. This year’s is being held today, September 25, 2018. On this holiday, a coordinated effort is made to register new voters and update registrations of existing voters. The organization behind National Voter Registration Day partners…

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