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.
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.
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.