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2008 Key Questions for Key States

HAVA matching standards

About this Map...

HAVA asks states to attempt to match personal information contained on incoming voter registration applications against information contained in external government databases. This map shows that most states use a hybrid standard that requires an exact match with information contained in federal Social Security Administration databases, but use an easier standard when it comes to matching against state motor vehicle databases.

Hybrid standard

Substantial match standard

N/A - currently this state does not match

Exact match standard

State not researched

Unclear