III. Research and Report Summaries
Bullies at the Ballot Box - Liz Kennedy, Stephen Spaulding, Tova Wang, Jenny Flanagan and Anthony Kammer, Demos and Common Cause, September 2012: This report analyzes and assesses laws in 10 states concerning:
- Challenging a registered voter’s right to vote both before and on Election Day;
- Poll watchers and poll watcher behavior; and
- Protections against voter intimidation
The 10 states are Colorado, Florida, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Virginia.
The Canvass – National Conference of State Legislatures, September 2012: The current issue of the Canvass issue examines post-election audits and provides a brief summary of NCSL’s summer conference including panels that focused on voter registration and voter ID.