Election Protection Primary Report: Looking Ahead to November
Publication Date: January 2008
Keywords: primary report; election; voting
Coverage: United States
In this unprecedented primary season, Americans have once again turned to Election Protection to ensure
their votes count. Pundits and strategists alike never imagined the length of this primary process, nor how the historic ground swell of the collective voice of new voters would shape the results.
Unfortunately, the encouraging story of record turnout has been tempered by voters in each primary reporting they were underserved by the infrastructure that supports the election process. This report highlights some of those problems. While each state had a unique set of issues at the polls, there are some common obstacles that voters across the country faced.