In advance of this crucial midterm election, this report details new voting restrictions put in place over the past few years, laws in place for the first time in 2014, and major lawsuits that could affect this year’s elections. See all our 2014 voting resources.
States That Expanded Voting in 2013 and 2014
After long lines marred the 2012 election, dozens of states introduced legislation in 2013 and 2014 to improve access to the polls. This map details expansive voting laws in 15 states, 11 of which had new measures in effect in 2014.