Protecting The Vote In 2016

A review of 11 swing states

Some states lead in democracy reform. Others need improvement. Still others impede voters in ways not seen since Jim Crow days. All must ensure that every eligible voter can register, cast a ballot, and have it counted properly. This report aims to provide a comprehensive overview of voting practices–from how voters register to what they can expect at the polling place, to what states do to ensure ballots are accurately counted–in 11 swing states where races are tight and single votes can make a difference.