voter registration

New text alerts let Washington voters track when their ballots are counted

BY: - August 21, 2023

Did you get a text when election workers opened your primary ballot? And another when it had been accepted for counting, or if it wasn’t and you needed to act? The August primary was Washington’s first election in which voters statewide could sign up for text updates as their ballots were received and accepted by […]

As states hunt for new voters, Massachusetts adds thousands via Medicaid applications

BY: - July 6, 2023

Massachusetts saw a more-than-five-fold jump in voter registration applications through social service agencies in the last election cycle, new federal data shows. The striking increase comes after the state implemented an automatic voter registration system that includes Medicaid applicants. Any eligible voter in the state who applies for Medicaid is automatically added to the rolls, […]