Reports, State News / May 26, 2021

Getting There is Half the Battle: Wisconsin’s Photo ID Law, Access to DMV Services, and the Fight for Our Freedom to Vote

Wisconsin’s lack of access to the Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is a deliberate barrier for voters to get the photo ID needed to cast a ballot.

In this report, we examine these disparities and offer recommendations on how Florida’s 67 counties can make the process and validating of mail ballots uniform so that all voters can make their voices heard.

Press Releases, State News / May 25, 2021

Arizona Counties Must Provide Rapid Response Election Funding

PHOENIX — As Arizona county boards of supervisors finalize election budgets ahead of the July 1 deadline, All Voting is Local Arizona, Arizona Advocacy Network Foundation, Arizona Coalition for Change/Our Voice Our Vote, and Living United For Change in Arizona (LUCHA) are urging each board to allocate emergency funding in anticipation of budget shortfalls.

Press Releases, State News / May 20, 2021

Advisory: New Report Finds Wisconsin’s Limited DMV Access is a Persistent Barrier to the Ballot

MILWAUKEE — All Voting is Local, in partnership with the Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition and the League of Women Voters of Wisconsin, will host a telephone press briefing at 1 p.m. CT on Wednesday, May 26, 2021, to discuss findings from their latest report entitled “Getting There is Half the Battle: Wisconsin’s Photo ID Law, Access to DMV Services, and the Fight for Our Freedom to Vote.”

Media, State News / May 11, 2021 What Florida’s new voting law means for you

Brad Ashwell, the state director for All Voting is Local, said changes due to the law could keep a lot of voters away.

“Any time there is an obstacle to voting, it’s going to disproportionately impact more vulnerable communities and those communities that are already challenged by the existing system. That’s typically Black voters, Hispanic voters,” he said.

Media, State News / May 7, 2021

Pew Stateline: Florida Enacts New Voting Restrictions, Joining Other Republican-Led States

“By erecting onerous barriers to request and return a vote-by-mail ballot, this legislature has made voting a test of stamina and resources rather than a statement of civic responsibility,” said Brad Ashwell, Florida state director for All Voting is Local, a national voting rights group.

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