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.
14,000 Pennsylvanians Join All Voting is Local and Pennsylvania Voice to Learn About Voting Options During COVID-19
PHILADELPHIA - All Voting is Local and Pennsylvania Voice held a virtual town hall Thursday to discuss the voting by mail option and the consolidation of polling places ahead of Pennsylvania’s June 2 primary amid COVID-19 safety concerns. State officials and voting rights advocates, along with a language access specialist, reached more than 14,000 Pennsylvania voters with details about the rescheduled primary, information about recently announced polling place closures in Philadelphia, and resources for non-native English speakers.
Civil Rights Organizations Release Troubling Findings of Wisconsin Voter Turnout in April 2020 Primary
WASHINGTON, DC –Leading civil rights organizations today released a new analysis that reveals stark racial disparities and troubling patterns in voter turnout during Wisconsin’s April 7, 2020 primary, held during the COVID-19 pandemic. The data clearly shows that wards with higher Black and Hispanic populations had significantly lower voter turnout compared to wards with a high percentage of white residents. The organizations also outlined steps Wisconsin can take to ensure elections remain free, fair, and safe for all.
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.