Illinois Embraces EDR: A Review of the Illinois Election Day Registration Pilot Program

December 2014 - The Voting Rights Project fielded hundreds of calls about Election Day Registration at the November 4th Election Protection Hotline and collected nearly 300 exit surveys. This report, which directly influenced the drafting of Illinois General Assembly legislation, finds that there is strong demand for EDR in Illinois and that the state should make the program permanent and devote more resources to it to make the process smoother.