The Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law urged the Illinois Legislature to strengthen pending legislation to include, among other reforms, electronic voter registration at a broad range of public service agencies.
Election 2012 was marred by problems for voters nationwide. One year later, an encouraging number of states have taken steps to provide voters more access to the ballot box, but others have still tried to restrict access.
Expanding early voting is a crucial way to modernize elections. Based on interviews with election officials and an analysis of state laws, this report details early voting benefits and proposes seven recommendations to improve elections.