PHILADELPHIA - All Voting is Local Pennsylvania today announced a campaign to urge Philadelphia voters to return their mail in ballots by the June 2 primary election deadline and alert them to massive polling place changes throughout the city. This week of action includes a virtual town hall on Thursday where voting rights advocates and state officials will encourage voters to use the various options at their disposal to exercise their right to vote
Civil Rights Organizations Release Troubling Findings of Wisconsin Voter Turnout in April 2020 Primary
WASHINGTON, DC –Leading civil rights organizations today released a new analysis that reveals stark racial disparities and troubling patterns in voter turnout during Wisconsin’s April 7, 2020 primary, held during the COVID-19 pandemic. The data clearly shows that wards with higher Black and Hispanic populations had significantly lower voter turnout compared to wards with a high percentage of white residents. The organizations also outlined steps Wisconsin can take to ensure elections remain free, fair, and safe for all.
MEDIA ADVISORY: New Findings Reveal Troubling Racial Disparities in Voter Turnout in Wisconsin’s April 2020 Primary
WASHINGTON -- On Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 11AM EST / 10AM CST, leaders from All Voting Is Local, Demos and The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights will hold a press call to discuss stark racial disparities in voter turnout in Milwaukee during the April 2020 primary. In a collaborative new analysis of 2020 Wisconsin election data, the groups clearly show that wards with higher Black and Hispanic populations had significantly lower voter turnout compared to wards with a high percentage of white residents. Speakers will also outline steps Wisconsin can take to ensure elections remain free, fair, and safe for all.
CLEVELAND - Voting rights advocates urged Ohio election officials to improve the state’s flawed vote by mail system to ensure fair and safe 2020 elections -- particularly in light of Ohio’s upcoming election on April 28th which will be conducted almost entirely by mail, due to COVID-19 concerns. In today’s telephone press briefing, advocates from The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, All Voting is Local, and local voting rights organizations warned that voters may be disenfranchised unless Ohio lawmakers and election officials act now for future elections.