Total voter registration in the U.S. has passed 197 million people, according to Democratic voter data firm TargetSmart, which estimates that it could reach the 200 million mark by Nov. 8. Some states, such as Minnesota, Nevada and Ohio, have already passed their 2012 registration totals.
ProPublica’s Electionland project covers problems that prevent eligible voters from casting their ballots during the 2020 elections. Our coalition of newsrooms around the country are investigating issues related to voter registration, pandemic-related changes to voting, the shift to vote-by-mail, cybersecurity, voter education, misinformation, and more.
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