Election Data Dispatches
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March 6, 2014
Connecticut Reports on the First Year of Election Day Registration
In November 2013, when Connecticut offered Election Day registration for the first time, 2,900 voters registered at the polls, according to data from the secretary of state’s office. Continue reading.
March 5, 2014
Local Jurisdictions Could Reduce Costs by Eliminating Off-Year Elections
In 2013, Pew’s Election Data Dispatches explored the high cost of uncontested elections. Now, some states and localities are reducing or eliminating another type of costly, low-turnout election: off-year elections held when there is no presidential or congressional contest. Continue reading.
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