PITTSBURGH — A coalition of Pennsylvania organizations are urging Allegheny County election officials to adopt pro-voter principles in their planning for the upcoming November elections, as well as future elections. In order to protect the freedom to vote and prevent barriers to the ballot, the organizations are urging the county to take measures that include ensuring the availability of voting options and voter education materials.
PHILADELPHIA — All Voting is Local, the Committee of Seventy, and Common Cause Pennsylvania released today “Ballots for All: Holding Pennsylvania County Jails Accountable for Providing Ballot Access,” a report revealing that county jails do not have a universal process for voter registration, voting by mail, or voter education—effectively disenfranchising eligible voters in jail throughout the state.
PHILADELPHIA — All Voting is Local Pennsylvania, in partnership with the Committee of Seventy and Common Cause Pennsylvania, will host a press briefing at 11 a.m. ET on Wednesday, September 8, to discuss findings from their latest report, entitled “Ballots for All: Holding Pennsylvania County Jails Accountable for Providing Ballot Access.”
PHOENIX — All Voting is Local Arizona Campaign Manager Rosemary Avila released the following statement ahead of the final public comment meeting for the state’s Election Procedures Manual on Thursday:
Nevada Secretary of State, Local Election Officials Must Remove Voter Registration Barriers for Native Americans
LAS VEGAS — All Voting is Local Nevada and the Inter-Tribal Council of Nevada today released a brief comparing the high turnout rates of Native American voters in last year’s election with their low voter registration rates. The organizations urged state and local election officials to take action to remove barriers to voter registration.
A coalition of voting rights and community organizations urged local government officials across Florida to provide early voting options for the ongoing municipal elections.