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The Canvass: States and Election Reform

A newsletter designed to synthesize data, legislative practices, and insight from the 50 states and U.S. territories into an executive summary for legislators and key staff.

November 23, 2021

The Canvass | December 2021

NCSL's newsletter about all things elections. An update on litigation in the current election season; a conversation with Georgia Representative Shaw Blackmon; and the latest election news.

October 27, 2021

The Canvass | November 2021

The lead story examines local election officials, the harassment they've faced since the 2020 election, and what legislators can do about it. Plus an interview with Tennessee Senator Richard Briggs, information about the 2021 NCSL Legislative...

September 27, 2021

The Canvass | October 2021

The October 2021 issue of the Canvass looks at voter ID history and recent enactments, includes an interview with Sen. Kyle Evans Gay.

August 30, 2021

The Canvass | September 2021

The Canvass newsletter for September 2021, which features a lead article on how election tech vendors can help legislators make effective policy, an update about states limiting or prohibiting private funds for elections, and a roundup of...
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