Media, Press Releases, State News / September 17, 2020

Advocates Implore Florida Gov. DeSantis to Expand Voter Registration Outreach, Voting Options

TALLAHASSEE - All Voting is Local Florida and leading voting rights advocates from League of Women Voters of Florida, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, and Common Cause Florida in a telephone press briefing once again urged Gov. Ron DeSantis to issue an executive order to increase the use of ballot drop boxes, allow more time for mail-in ballots to be counted, and to expand early voting. Advocates also pressed Gov. DeSantis to expand voter registration outreach efforts, which is especially critical during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Press Releases, State News / September 16, 2020

Wisconsin Department of Transportation Must Fulfill Role in Our Democracy

MILWAUKEE - All Voting is Local Wisconsin State Director Shauntay Nelson issued the following statement on the need for the State of Wisconsin’s Department of Transportation (DOT) to expand DMV services to provide critical support to voters who need access to a state-issued driver’s license or photo ID with which they can vote.

Press Releases, State News / September 8, 2020

ADVISORY: Kerry Washington Joins All Voting is Local to Focus on Florida and Voting by Mail 

TALLAHASSEE - The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and All Voting is Local, with its joint And Still I Vote℠ campaign, will host a Facebook Live discussion on Wednesday, September 9 at 5:30 p.m. ET with award-winning actress and activist Kerry Washington about dismantling barriers to voting by mail. 

Press Releases, State News / September 3, 2020

Advocates Call on Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis to Expand Voting Ahead of General Election 

TALLAHASSEE - All Voting is Local Florida and leading voting rights advocates today urged Gov. Ron DeSantis to use his executive authority to expand early voting, increase the use of ballot drop boxes and allow more time for mail-in ballots to be counted to ensure Floridians can safely and securely vote in the November 3 general election. 

Press Releases, State News / September 2, 2020

Pennsylvania Elected Leaders, Advocates Urge Allegheny County Officials to Expand Voting Access for General Election

Pittsburgh, PA-- This afternoon, All Voting is Local, SEIU Healthcare PA, SEIU 32BJ, Pittsburgh United, Casa San Jose, Just Harvest, and Circles Greater Pittsburgh held a virtual press briefing to call on Allegheny County officials to adopt satellite county election offices, ballot drop boxes, hazard pay for poll workers, and enough polling places for voters on Election Day.

A recording of today’s press briefing can be found here.

Press Releases, State News / September 2, 2020

Press Call: Elected Leaders, Voting Rights Experts Urge Allegheny County to Develop Emergency Plan for November Election

Pittsburgh, PA--On Wednesday, September 2, at 2:30 PM EST, All Voting is Local and other community organizations including SEIU Healthcare PA, SEIU 32BJ, Pittsburgh United, Casa San Jose, Just Harvest, Circles Greater Pittsburgh, Alliance for Police Accountability, as well as national groups will host a virtual press briefing to call on Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, Elections Division Manager David Voye, and the Allegheny County Board of Elections to immediately publish and implement a plan that includes satellite county offices, drop boxes, hazard pay for poll workers, and efficient levels of Election Day polling places.

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