Press Releases, State News / March 18, 2020

Wisconsin Must Expand Absentee Voting to Every State Voter Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

All Voting is Local and nine statewide voting rights organizations called on Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers, legislative leaders and election officials to immediately send absentee ballots to all registered voters statewide in advance of the April 7 primary to protect public safety and democracy.

Press Releases, State News / March 17, 2020

Advocates Urge Lawmakers to Ensure Election Changes are Accessible for Native American Communities

PHOENIX – All Voting is Local - Arizona and Arizona Advocacy Network released the following joint statement in response to Arizona SB1077—a bill that would move the state to all mail voting. The groups urged state lawmakers to consult Native American leaders before approving such a significant change to how Arizonans cast their ballots.

Press Releases, State News / March 16, 2020

Florida Officials Must Provide Updated Polling Place Information, Safety Precautions to Voters Before March 17 Primary

TALLAHASSEE--All Voting is Local Florida and the League of Women Voters of Florida urge Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and Secretary of State Laurel M. Lee to immediately post online accurate, up-to-date information about widespread polling place closures statewide and list all safety precautions taken to protect public health, before tomorrow’s primary election.

Press Releases, State News / March 13, 2020

Arizona Officials Must Implement Election Crisis Measures, Efforts to Inform Voters

With election officials making voting changes amid concerns about coronavirus, All Voting is Local, Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, and Campaign Legal Center are urging Arizona Governor Doug Ducey, Secretary of State Katie Hobbs and Attorney General Mark Brnovich to create and make public a statewide crisis action plan for the Presidential Preference Election on Tuesday, March 17 by extending early voting, and notifying voters directly of changes in their polling places through television ads and public service announcements. In addition, advocates will inform voters of polling place changes and continue to support voters experiencing polling place problems through the nonpartisan voter hotline, 866-OUR-VOTE.

Press Releases, State News / March 13, 2020

Florida Officials Must Extend Early Voting, Vote by Mail Deadlines Amid Coronavirus Concerns

Amid growing concerns about coronavirus ahead of the March 17 primary, All Voting is Local, Common Cause Florida, Election Protection and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law urge Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and Secretary of State Laurel M. Lee to extend the days and hours of early voting, extend the vote by mail deadline, open additional vote centers in all counties on Election Day, and use emergency funds to notify voters directly of any voting changes.