The link to the “Voting Information Project” refers to a Pew Trusts web page which talks about election monitoring and Election Day voter information. It states above that this page was published October 27.
The Pew Trusts page “Election Desk” is intended for election officials.
While it is admirable to increase voter participation, it strikes me as a bit odd that this is a last-minute strategy.
A week or so ago, I went to my state and county government web pages to get the same information, and found the information difficult to find, and I can usually find what I want, if it is available. I have been having a harder time finding information online since about 2010.
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