MEDIA ADVISORY–Author, civil rights leader Carol Anderson to speak at The Ohio State University
Distinguished historian, author and civil rights thought leader Carol Anderson will make an appearance in Columbus on September 26 to discuss the impact of voter suppression on democracy.
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.
Civil Rights Groups Pressure Miami-Dade County For Early Voting On College Campuses
Local chapters of the American Civil Liberties Union, the League of Women Voters and several other groups are calling on Miami-Dade County to offer early voting on college campuses here.
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.
Pa. touts civic program to get more teens to register to vote
WILKES-BARRE — During the inaugural year of the Governor’s Civic Engagement Award program for Pennsylvania high schools, 2,955 eligible students from 16 high schools across the state registered to vote.
Florida voter registration tops 13 million
TALLAHASSEE – Some will vote by mail. Some will vote early. Some will go old-school and vote on the actual election day. Some won’t vote at all.