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Oct 24, 2018

Americans are a very mobile society with millions of citizens moving each year both within states and to other states. Until recently, states had few formal options to compare their voter registration lists with one another and almost no mechanism to reach out to eligible but unregistered voters in their jurisdictions....


Oct 3, 2018

The contours of the American electorate are constantly changing. Trends in birthrate, educational attainment, and group support for particular parties are measurable and projectable in the short- and long-term. How these factors play out at the individual state and county levels will have huge implications for both...


Jul 10, 2018

Suspected meddling during the 2016 presidential election led to a controversial Department of Homeland Security designation of elections as critical infrastructure. This federal foray into election security met with initial criticism and concerns about the appropriate role between local, state, and federal...


Jun 7, 2018

This month’s All Things Elections podcast features Dr. Eitan Hersh, associate professor of political science at Tufts University, interviewed by Democracy Project director, Dr. John Fortier. Hersh, author of Hacking the Electorate, recently testified before Congress about the Cambridge Analytica scandal. He breaks...


May 2, 2018

This month we talk about the voting experience at the polls and the BPC/MIT Election Lines Program. Our guest this month is a co-author on the just-released report, Improving the Voting Experience: Reducing Polling Place Wait Times by Measuring Lines and Managing Polling Place Resources. Dr. Charles Stewart is...