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Voter Data 101: Historical Snapshots

Voter Data 101: Historical Snapshots

Any election official will tell you that their voter registration databases are living, meaning that the data is constantly being updated and changing constantly. This creates a challenge for...

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Voter Data 101: Removed Records

Voter Data 101: Removed Records

One of the common issues we find when requesting and analyzing voter rolls is the availability of the removed records. These are categorized and named differently across the states, they can be...

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Voter Data 101: Vote History

Voter Data 101: Vote History

While the bulk of the fields in a voter data file establish the ‘who’ of the electorate, vote history helps answer the remainder of any questions researchers and analysts might have. This piece of...

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Voter Data 101: Districts

Voter Data 101: Districts

In all the data you expect to find in a voter file, location information is inarguably one of the most important. In the election sphere this information is usually referred to as jurisdiction or...

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Voter Data 101: Modified Date

Voter Data 101: Modified Date

When we think about voter data, we must understand that accurate information is key to do meaningful analysis and research, that accuracy is often dependent upon the timeliness of updates made to...

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Voter Data 101: Registration Date

Voter Data 101: Registration Date

Embedded within most voter registration files is a seemingly modest yet profoundly significant field: the voter registration date. While often overlooked, this date holds substantial importance in...

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Voter Data 101: Date of Birth

Voter Data 101: Date of Birth

Continuing our data series, we want to look at the "Date of Birth" (DOB). The DOB stands out as a crucial piece of data that adds a dynamic dimension to individual records. Let’s explore the...

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Voter Data 101: Names

Voter Data 101: Names

Welcome to the Voter Reference Foundation Voter Data 101 miniseries. Over the course of the next few weeks, we will be reviewing the many different data elements that make a voter data file. We will...

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National Poll Worker Recruitment Day!

National Poll Worker Recruitment Day!

Today is national Poll Worker Recruitment Day! Serving as a Poll Worker is a great way for citizens to directly engage in the elections process. Sign up to be a poll worker today and you can do your...

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Do ERIC States Have Clean Voter Rolls?

Do ERIC States Have Clean Voter Rolls?

ERIC says it helps maintain voter rolls. The data shows otherwise. Hayden Ludwig The “progressive” media take it as an article of faith that the Electronic Registration Information Center (ERIC) is...

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The Transparency Troubles with ERIC

The Transparency Troubles with ERIC

ERIC, the Electronic Registration Information Center, is a 501(c)3 organization comprised of 31 member states and the District of Columbia. In concept, ERIC is a convenient way for states to compare...

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VoteRef website adds Oklahoma

VoteRef website adds Oklahoma

Voter Reference Foundation today added 2020 election data from Oklahoma into the searchable database at VoteRef.com.As the 20th state to be added to VoteRef.com, Oklahoma will join Alaska, Colorado,...

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WI: Indefinitely Confined Voters

WI: Indefinitely Confined Voters

The Wisconsin Elections Commission has responded to VRF’s request for the total number of voters who cast a ballot in the 11/3/2020 General Election and who had registered as Indefinitely Confined...

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The imposters at ProPublica

The imposters at ProPublica

The following is a response by Voter Reference Foundation to the ProPublica story today on us. The leftwing activists at ProPublica epically indicted themselves with their cartoonishly headlined...

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