Press Releases, State News / September 13, 2018

Arizona, Maricopa County has record voter turnout for primary election

PHOENIX – Despite 62 polling locations in Maricopa County that were not open on time on election day, Arizona saw the largest voter turnout than any other primary in the state’s history. Nearly 1.2 million Arizonans cast a ballot, which is about 33 percent of the state’s registered voters, according to the official election canvas.

Press Releases / September 13, 2018

All Voting is Local Announces Campaign to Recruit Poll Workers for Election Day

WASHINGTON – A critical shortage of election workers nationwide causes long lines and frustration at the polls, endangering the democratic process. All Voting is Local is tackling that challenge by launching today a campaign to recruit poll workers for Election Day.

Press Releases, State News / September 10, 2018

Federal court orders 32 Florida counties to print sample ballots in Spanish

TALLAHASSEE - A federal judge Friday required elections officials in 32 counties to provide Spanish-language sample ballots for the November general election — but said there wasn’t enough time to order more far-reaching steps to help Puerto Ricans eligible to vote in Florida.

Press Releases / September 6, 2018

Civil Rights Groups Announce Partnership to Fight for the Right to Vote at Local Level

WASHINGTON – The Leadership Conference Education Fund, together with Access Democracy; the American Civil Liberties Union Foundation; the American Constitution Society; the Campaign Legal Center; and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law today announced All Voting is Local, a new campaign to protect the right and ability to vote, and fight voter suppression, at the local level.