Lawsuit prompted changes to restrictive voter registration rule, but revised law could still disenfranchise thousands of eligible Florida voters in 2008. Ruling poses latest obstacle to eligible Florida voters seeking to register and vote in ‘08
The Election Day Registration bill introduced by Senators Feingold and Klobuchar, and Representative Ellison would allow citizens to register to vote for all federal elections by registering on Election Day at polling places.
Brennan Center called on the U.S. Election Assistance Commission to follow specific guidelines to ensure smooth and fair elections in 2008, just days after the commission's Inspector General found that the EAC has failed to act with transparency and accountability.
New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine signed a bill that requires audits of election results in randomly selected districts. This past summer, the Brennan Center and the Samuelson Law, Technology and Public Policy Clinic at Boalt Hall School of Law (U.C. Berkeley) convened an audit panel to determine the best methods for states to use when conducting audits.