DETROIT — All Voting is Local today announced a campaign to empower Michigan voters, particularly people of color and young people, to vote by mail through a series of text messages reaching over 521,000 voters, direct calls reaching over 124,000 voters, and digital ads walking them through the absentee voting process. Ensuring voters are aware of the tools they can use to have their voices heard will increase voter comfort and confidence in our elections.
PHILADELPHIA - All Voting is Local Pennsylvania today announced a campaign to urge Philadelphia voters to return their mail in ballots by the June 2 primary election deadline and alert them to massive polling place changes throughout the city. This week of action includes a virtual town hall on Thursday where voting rights advocates and state officials will encourage voters to use the various options at their disposal to exercise their right to vote
DETROIT — All Voting is Local Michigan State Director Aghogho Edevbie issued the following statement in response to Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson’s announcement that all Michigan voters will be mailed an absentee ballot application for the August and November elections.
WASHINGTON – The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and All Voting is Local, along with its joint And Still I Vote campaign and in partnership with the National Disability Rights Network, will raise awareness about the power of the disability vote, discuss some of the challenges voters with disabilities face at the polls, and urge officials across the country to ensure fair, safe, and accessible elections in 2020. The conversation is part of Turn Up Tuesdays, a weekly national call to action to ensure people are informed and activated to vote in November.
Georgia and Southern Voting Rights and Civil Organizations, Criminal Defense Attorneys, and Immigration Attorneys Launch Voter Empowerment Task Force
ATLANTA - Today, Thursday, May 14, a collective of Georgia and Southern voting rights and civil rights organizations and attorneys announced the creation of the Voter Empowerment Task Force. As Georgians go to cast their ballots for the June 9 General Primary Election, this pro-voting rights task force will aggressively fight to ensure Georgians are able to vote without intimidation or misinformation.
MEDIA ADVISORY: New Findings Reveal Troubling Racial Disparities in Voter Turnout in Wisconsin’s April 2020 Primary
WASHINGTON -- On Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 11AM EST / 10AM CST, leaders from All Voting Is Local, Demos and The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights will hold a press call to discuss stark racial disparities in voter turnout in Milwaukee during the April 2020 primary. In a collaborative new analysis of 2020 Wisconsin election data, the groups clearly show that wards with higher Black and Hispanic populations had significantly lower voter turnout compared to wards with a high percentage of white residents. Speakers will also outline steps Wisconsin can take to ensure elections remain free, fair, and safe for all.