Press Releases, State News / August 12, 2020

Primary Reveals Improvements in Wisconsin’s Election But Officials Have More Work to Do

MILWAUKEE - All Voting is Local Wisconsin State Director Shauntay Nelson issued the following statement on Wisconsin’s August 11 primary election, where lessons learned from April contributed to safer participation and record turnout for a primary election. 

Press Releases, State News / August 10, 2020

Turn Up Tuesday to Urge Safe Voting in a Pandemic Ahead of Florida’s August 18 Primary

TALLAHASSEE – The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and All Voting is Local, with its joint And Still I Vote℠ campaign, will hold a series of events this week to inform Florida voters of their options amid a pandemic while urging officials to remove barriers to the ballot.

The coronavirus pandemic has dramatically shifted how Floridians vote. As of Monday, more than 1.5 million vote by mail ballots were returned in Florida, with slightly more than 2.7 million left outstanding for the August 18 primary election.

Press Releases, State News / June 30, 2020

Appeals’ Court Decision Threatens Wisconsin’s Democracy

MILWAUKEE -- All Voting is Local Wisconsin State Director Shauntay Nelson issued the following statement in response to the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision that creates burdensome barriers to the ballot including: reduces early voting from six weeks to two, establishes a requirement that voters be Wisconsin residents for at least 28 days before an election, and prevents voters from having absentee ballots emailed or faxed to them.

Press Releases, State News / June 23, 2020

Wisconsin Governor Evers Must Enforce His Executive Order to Expand Access to Photo ID

MILWAUKEE-All Voting is Local Wisconsin and 28 voting rights groups called on Gov. Tony Evers to enforce his own Executive Order and compel the state’s Department of Transportation (DOT) to expand access to photo ID by increasing locations and hours where voters can obtain the identification necessary to cast a ballot. The groups noted that Wisconsin has one of the most restrictive voter ID laws in the nation which creates needless and discriminatory barriers to the ballot.

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