Election Frontline

Children are Voting!

Counties in Maryland law allow public school children in grades 6th through 12th to vote for a student member of the county school board with actual voting power. In fact, it was the child member who helped decide to stop schools from reopening. Yet, Howard County...

Maine Continues to Fight Transparency

The United States District Court ruled in PILF’s favor that the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (NVRA) prohibits fines and use restrictions on voter roll data.Now, the Maine Secretary of State is appealing this ruling! Why do they continue to fight...

Secretary Schmidt, Where is the Transparency You Called for in 2017?

In 2017, the Pennsylvania State Department admitted that foreign nationals had been registering and voting in the Commonwealth for decades. Al Schmidt, then a Philadelphia City Commissioner, testified that the Department of State’s analysis revealed over 100,000...

Every Single Vote Matters

We launched a new tool tracking elections that ended in ties or were decided by less than 30...

Double Voter Alert

Double Voter Alert

Many states across the country are failing to essential voter list maintenance. Unfortunately, Minnesota is one of them. County officials in the state are failing to remove duplicate registrants from the county voter roll. A duplicate registration happens when one...

What You Need to Know About Vote by Mail

What You Need to Know About Vote by Mail

Vote by mail is the worst way to run an election. We have federal data that proves not only is vote by mail less secure, but it also leads to disenfranchisement. Every voter needs to know the risks of their ballot being lost or rejected if he or she chooses to vote by...

States Are Violating Their Own Election Laws

States Are Violating Their Own Election Laws

Last month, the Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled that the state's use of drop boxes and ballot harvesting in 2020 violated state law. This ruling upheld the rule of law in elections. J. Christian Adams, President of the Public Interest Legal Foundation, joined Newsmax to...

Dead Voter Alert

Dead Voter Alert

Before the 2020 election, our database of the country’s voter rolls found nearly 350,000 deceased registrants. The inevitable question is always well did any of them vote. Unfortunately, some always do. And 2020 was no different. We have proof. One individual we...

Plaintiff Spotlight: Michael Mennella

Plaintiff Spotlight: Michael Mennella

Earlier this year, we filed a lawsuit against the Delaware Department of Elections over the state’s new early and mail voting law. This new law conflicts with Delaware’s Constitution. Meet our client, Michael Mennella.Michael has been an inspector of elections in...

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