That’s the difference between the midterm turnout rate of the voting eligible population (VEP) in the three 100% “Vote at Home” states (CO, OR, WA) using that time-tested, secure way to vote, versus the percentage for the rest of the country.
Wide variations among the 50 states when it comes to the ease of casting a ballot are impacting civic participation in the United States, a 2018 study shows.
Poll workers can be the difference between a smooth election and long lines, mass confusion and miscounted ballots. But poll workers are older and becoming scarcer. Vote at home reduces the need for poll workers and polling stations, while increasing voter convenience.
This report reviews the array of election laws and practices that govern vote by mail across the states. The goal is to shed light on how voters currently approach voting at home in each state.
Vote at Home’s best practices for on how to write and implement legislation for legislators and activists who want to move from step 3, no excuse required to step 4, permanent mail ballots.