On Monday, September 28, 2020 at 6 p.m. MST/PDT (7 p.m. MDT), voting rights experts and advocates from All Voting is Local Arizona, Arizona State University’s Indian Legal Clinic, Election Protection Arizona, and the Inter Tribal Council of Arizona will host a nonpartisan virtual town hall to contact thousands of Arizonans that identify as Native American and/or are living on Tribal land, to answer their questions about voting.
Voting Rights Advocates Call on Georgia Counties to Prioritize COVID-19 and Emergency Preparedness Plans
ATLANTA — All Voting is Local Georgia, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc., and Fair Fight Action, urged all county commissioners in Georgia to work with county elections officials to draft and publicly release COVID-19 preparedness plans.
RENO, Nev. — All Voting is Local Nevada today announced a campaign to encourage Nevada residents to register to vote in time for the November election. The campaign will include a series of text messages reaching more than 210,000 Nevadans, as well as multilingual digital ads, billboards, and radio ads.
PHILADELPHIA — All Voting is Local Pennsylvania today released two tools to track absentee ballot requests for the 2020 general election across the Commonwealth and in Philadelphia. The Philadelphia tool includes a new analysis that reveals stark disparities in vote by mail requests in predominantly Black and Brown precincts. Although the gap is statewide, it is most stark in Philadelphia. Using Census data we found that in predominantly white precincts, 31% of voters have requested their vote by mail ballots compared to 22% of voters in predominantly Black precincts and 17% in predominantly Latino precincts.
Arizona Gov. Ducey’s Call to Suspend New Voter Registration Systems Disenfranchises Vulnerable Populations
PHOENIX – All Voting is Local Arizona, Arizona Advocacy Network and Foundation, Arizona Coalition for Change, Election Protection Arizona, Living United for Change in Arizona, Mi Familia Vota, One Arizona, and Progress Arizona released the following joint statement in response to Arizona Governor Doug Ducey’s call for suspension of Secretary of State Katie Hobbs’ updated voter registration assistance system, which assists Arizonans who need help registering to vote.
DETROIT—Michigan State Director for All Voting is Local, Aghogho Edevbie, appeared before the Michigan Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights to highlight some of the problems voters might face in the upcoming November general election.