WASHINGTON – The Leadership Conference Education Fund, together with Access Democracy; the American Civil Liberties Union Foundation; the American Constitution Society; the Campaign Legal Center; and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law today announced All Voting is Local, a new campaign to protect the right and ability to vote, and fight voter suppression, at the local level.
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.
Voting Rights Groups Applaud Florida Election Officials for Providing Student-Accessible Voting, Urge Additional Early Voting Sites on Campuses
The League of Women Voters of Florida, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Florida, All Voting is Local Florida, the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU Law, and the NAACP Legal Defense Fund ask county Supervisors of Elections to follow the example of officials who have made it top priority to establish early voting on some college campuses in Alachua, Hillsborough, Leon, and Orange counties.
For the first time, young people will comprise the largest eligible voting block this year, and NextGen America, a voter registration and engagement group, is running the largest youth organizing effort in American history.
Every vote counts. But the reality in Pennsylvania is that not every vote is counted. In fact, if past patterns hold, more than 2,000 absentee ballots cast by Pennsylvanians this November won't be tallied — and the voters won't know it.
Raising our representation in the Legislature: African-Americans tackling voter turnout attend Maricopa County Recorder’s Office training
Sitting in a room with about 20 other African-Americans, Roy Tatem, Jr., thought about what voting and electing a state Legislature that reflects Arizona's diverse communities would mean to people whose concerns have long been ignored.