Participation

NY Times: Vote at home eases the process for voters and saves money

After digging into the research, New York Times columnist David Leonhardt concludes that vote at home “eliminates hurdles, like long lines at polling places and logistical difficulties of voting on a workday. (As a bonus, it usually saves money.)”

WTOP: Maryland city is first in state to adopt vote by mail

The city council of Rockville, Md., voted to move its city elections to a vote-by-mail format, meaning voters will receive their ballots by mail starting with the November 2019 election.

Lincoln Journal Star: Nebraska county officials pushing for all-mail elections after successful test

Garden County, Neb., was the first in the state to conduct a countywide all-mail election after receiving approval from Secretary of State John Gale to move forward with a pilot project.

Anchorage Daily News: Anchorage’s first mail election serves as a blueprint for the state

The success in Alaska’s largest city leaves election officials looking for ways to expand vote at home to the rest of the state.

Colorado Public Radio: How Colorado became one of the most secure states to cast a ballot

The state’s comprehensive vote-by-mail system has increased security with layers of additional checks and balances. Vote at home has also increased confidence in the electoral process.

Denver Post: Colorado empowers its citizens to vote

National Vote at Home Institute Executive Director Amber McReynolds explains how vote at home has benefited Colorado voters.