Media, Press Releases, State News / August 11, 2020

Media Advisory: Voting Rights Leaders to Assess Georgia’s Primary Runoff and Discuss Critical Election Changes for November

On Wednesday, August 12, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. EST, voting rights experts and advocates from All Voting is Local Georgia, ACLU of Georgia, Black Voters Matter, Common Cause Georgia, National Federation for the Blind-Georgia, and New Georgia Project will host a telephone press briefing to evaluate Georgia officials’ performance during Tuesday’s runoff election and discuss critical changes to help more Georgians vote in November. Speakers will discuss how officials executed the August 11 runoff and offer recommendations for avoiding unnecessary problems in November’s general election.

Media, Press Releases, State News / August 10, 2020

Turn Up Tuesday to Urge Safe Voting in a Pandemic Ahead of Florida’s August 18 Primary

TALLAHASSEE – The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and All Voting is Local, with its joint And Still I Vote℠ campaign, will hold a series of events this week to inform Florida voters of their options amid a pandemic while urging officials to remove barriers to the ballot.

The coronavirus pandemic has dramatically shifted how Floridians vote. As of Monday, more than 1.5 million vote by mail ballots were returned in Florida, with slightly more than 2.7 million left outstanding for the August 18 primary election.

Media, Press Releases, State News / August 10, 2020

All Voting is Local Urges Georgia Officials to Ensure Safe and Accessible In-Person Voting

ATLANTA — Aklima Khondoker, Georgia State Director of All Voting is Local, testified before the Georgia State Elections Board to insist that the board establish plans to keep polling locations open, safe, and accessible so every Georgia voter can feel confident casting their ballot. 

Media, Press Releases, State News / August 5, 2020

Voting Rights Advocates Urge Reforms Following Arizona August 4 Primary

PHOENIX — Voting rights experts and advocates from All Voting is Local Arizona, One Arizona, Election Protection Arizona, Arizona Advocacy Network & Foundation, Indian Legal Clinic, Arizona Coalition for Change/Our Voice Our Vote Arizona, Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, and Living United for Change in Arizona evaluated the primary election this week and offered recommendations for avoiding serious problems in the general election. 

Media, Press Releases, State News / August 5, 2020

Voting Rights Leaders, Advocates, Call for Improved Election Planning in Michigan

DETROIT — Michigan voters, voting rights experts, and advocates from All Voting is Local Michigan, Voters Not Politicians, Michigan League of Conservation Voters, American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan, and Detroit Action shared their experiences from the August 4 primary and urged officials to prepare now to avoid voting problems and ensure voter safety, ahead of the general election.