How the 2018 Vote Is At Risk — and What You Can Do to Protect It

As the 2018 elections approach, we’re seeing a growing range of threats to voting: Strict voter registration rules in Georgia that could create hurdles for minority voters; a voter ID law in North Dakota, blessed by the Supreme Court, that’s likely to hit Native Americans hardest; and in several states, purges of the rolls that risk disenfranchising eligible voters. Meanwhile, gerrymandered maps in several large states are set to produce results that don’t reflect the will of voters. And although intelligence officials have warned that foreign adversaries are likely to attack our election systems again, few states have done enough to keep the vote secure.

Threats to Voting in 2018

What's the Matter with Georgia?

Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, Still Purging Voters at High Rates

Extreme Gerrymandering and the 2018 Midterm

Florida Must Protect Voting Systems, Right to Vote

Better Safe Than Sorry

For Election Officials and Candidates

Report: Better Safe Than Sorry

Election Security Advance Planning Checklist

Campaigning on Election Protection

For Advocates

8 Ways You Can Help Protect Our Elections from a Cyberattack

Advocating for Election Protection

Purges: A Growing Threat to the Right to Vote

Jonathan BraterKevin MorrisMyrna PérezChristopher Deluzio

Voter purges are an often-flawed process of cleaning up voter rolls by deleting names from registration lists. Done badly, they can prevent eligible people from casting a ballot that counts. This report examines the growing threat, and outlines steps every state can take to protect voters in November and beyond. [Read the Report]

The State of Voting 2018

Wendy R. WeiserMax Feldman

This fall, voters will head to the polls for the first time since our presidential election was decided by a margin of just 80,000 votes across three states. Clearly, every vote counts. The Brennan Center's wide-ranging analysis of the laws and political forces that could impact the right to vote in 2018. [Read the Report]

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