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Fake It Till You Make It: How We Started National Voter Registration Day

Since early 2011, a bunch of us have been wrestling with a basic question: How do you start a holiday? And by holiday, I mean a holiday that...


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Casting Ballots: An App to Make Your Vote Count

16 states have restrictive new voting laws that could disenfranchise millions. Here's a tech fix to untangle that web.

Judges last week stopped a Texas voter-ID law that would have required voters to present a photo identification at the polls—but not just any photo identification—college student IDs would not have been accepted, but concealed weapons permits would have sufficed. While this would have been the most draconian regulation limiting access on election day, many other states have passed laws in the past year that could reshape voting patterns.

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Washington State Will Let Residents Register to Vote Via Facebook

This year, doing your civic duty in the Evergreen State could be as easy as wasting time with Farmville.

Washingtonians have one less reason not to register to vote in this year’s upcoming elections.

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