Voter Registration

In electoral systems, voter registration (or enrolment) is the requirement that a person otherwise eligible to vote must register (or enroll) on an electoral roll, which is usually a prerequisite for being entitled or permitted to vote. The rules governing registration vary between jurisdictions. In most jurisdictions, voting and registration is optional, while in others (such as in Australia) registration and voting are compulsory for citizens of voting age. In some jurisdictions, enrollment may require an application being made by an eligible voter and registered persons to re-register or update registration details when they change residence or other relevant information …

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Republicans and Democrats Move Further Apart in Views of Voting Access

Pew Research Center · 22 April 2021 English

Among Republicans, support has declined for allowing early or absentee voting without an excuse and for automatically registering all eligible citizens to vote.

Democrats (61%). Partisan gaps on automatic voter registration and removing inactive voters from rolls Republicans, including in views of automatic voter registration and removing people from registration lists share of Democrats who support automatic voter registration has ticked up slightly – from 78% in 2018 Republicans are less supportive of automatic voter registration, more supportive of removing inactive voters access, whether that is through automatic voter registration, disapproval of removing voters from registration


Amid a Series of Mass Shootings in the U.S., Gun Policy Remains …

Pew Research Center · 20 April 2021 English

While a few proposals continue to garner bipartisan support, partisan divisions on others – including a ban on assault-style weapons – have grown wider.

CPS Volunteering & Civic Life Supplement Voter registration 2016 CPS Voting and Registration Supplement used for voter registration targets for this wave in order to obtain voter registration numbers from from a presidential election year. Voter registration is calculated using procedures from Hur, Achen


Biden Nears 100-Day Mark With Strong Approval, Positive Rating for Vaccine Rollout

Pew Research Center · 15 April 2021 English

The share of Americans viewing illegal immigration as a ‘very big’ problem has increased.

CPS Volunteering & Civic Life Supplement Voter registration 2016 CPS Voting and Registration Supplement used for voter registration targets for this wave in order to obtain voter registration numbers from from a presidential election year. Voter registration is calculated using procedures from Hur, Achen


Confronting 2016 and 2020 Polling Limitations

Pew Research Center · 8 April 2021 English

CPS Volunteering & Civic Life Supplement Voter registration 2016 CPS Voting and Registration Supplement used for voter registration targets for this wave in order to obtain voter registration numbers from from a presidential election year. Voter registration is calculated using procedures from Hur, Achen


Ideology and Performance in Public Organizations

NBER · 8 April 2021 English

personnel records of the United States federal bureaucracy from 1997-2019 with administrative voter registration data to study how ideological alignment between politicians and bureaucrats affects the personnel

bureaucracy from 1997-2019 with administrative voter registration data to study how ideological alignment between System (FPDS) to our matched personnel and voter registration data. To examine mission-alignment, we exploit linking personnel records to administrative voter registration data, we are able to measure ideological 738 employee-quarter observations.14 2.2 Voter registration data In order to be able to measure the party affiliation in the respective states’ voter registration lists. The remaining fifteen states do not


Diversity and Team Performance in a Kenyan Organization

NBER · 8 April 2021 English

We present the results from a field experiment on team diversity. Individuals working as door-to-door canvassers for a non-profit organization were randomly assigned a teammate, a supervisor, and a list …

we are underpowered to detect effects on voter registration, an outcome which we could only measure in The canvassing experiment aimed to increase voter registration in Nairobi’s largest informal set- tlement positively with various measures of self-reported voter registration in our data. Third, we look at (self-reported) organization in the field, visit outcomes and voter registration outcomes, and our ability to track these Canvassing Experiment 2.3.1 EA Randomization The voter registration experiment was designed to tease apart the


Georgia Election‐​Law Backlash Exposes Outrageous Double Standard

Cato Institute · 5 April 2021 English

A state recently passed a law limiting early voting to nine days, only requiring some Election Day polling locations to be open during that early process, and limiting mandatory Sunday …

nationalreview.com/2021/03/do-democrats-want-voter-registration-abolished/ https://twitter.com/GovKemp/s


Most Democrats and Republicans Know Biden Is Catholic, but They Differ Sharply …

Pew Research Center · 30 March 2021 English

Joe Biden is just the second Catholic president in U.S. history, after John F. Kennedy. Most U.S. adults know that Biden is Catholic, including majorities within both major political parties, …

CPS Volunteering & Civic Life Supplement Voter registration 2016 CPS Voting and Registration Supplement used for voter registration targets for this wave in order to obtain voter registration numbers from from a presidential election year. Voter registration is calculated using procedures from Hur, Achen


Criminal Liability Is the Wrong Tool for Enforcing Election Laws

Cato Institute · 26 March 2021 English

Georgia law does. Nor should they ever be used in response to unintentional violations of voter‐​registration procedures. Such a heavy‐​handed approach to enforcement needlessly discourages people from

response to unintentional violations of voter‐ registration procedures. Such a heavy‐ handed approach


No, It’s Not Easier to Get a Rifle Than Vote

Cato Institute · 25 March 2021 English

This awful gun control talking point won’t go away.

may have overly bureaucratic systems for voter registration, that’s nothing compared to gun restrictions restrictions. Twenty‐ one states allow same day voter registration, and every state allows some sort of mail‐


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