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A case study about our Electionland project was published today.
Pat McCrory alleges improper counting, dead people and felons swung the election for Democrat Roy Cooper. Cooper won by fewer than 10,000 votes.
We had more than 1,000 people watching the vote on Election Day. If millions of people voted illegally, we would have seen some sign of it.
Podcast: Electionland, an unprecedented effort to cover ballot access issues in real time, launched on November 8th. Today we talk with a few of the key players from ProPublica about what it was like reporting from one of the the largest newsrooms in the country on Election Day.
If you think voter fraud is an unprosecuted crime, tell that to the Maryland investigators who knocked on my front door in 2014.
There is in fact a widespread problem with ballots in the United States: they’re often horribly designed.
Provisional ballots, meant to ensure every voter gets access to the ballot, are often tossed out.
Much of the country will vote before Election Day. Starting this week, our Electionland project has begun looking for problems that prevent people from voting.
One-third of voters took advantage of early voting options in 2012. But does so-called convenience voting increase turnout overall and minority turnout in particular?
Today we’re announcing a new project, aimed at monitoring the vote in real-time, nationwide. And you’re invited to join.