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All Voting is Local State Leaders Urge Voter-Focused Election Reforms During 2021 Legislative Period
WASHINGTON – In op-eds for Talking Points Memo, the Arizona Republic, Cleveland.com, Nevada Independent, Tampa Bay Times - and an accompanying Spanish version in the Orlando Sentinel - All Voting is Local Pennsylvania, Arizona, Ohio, Nevada, and Florida state directors share lessons learned from the 2020 general election—with firsthand accounts of how changes spurred by the pandemic affected voters—and urge officials to fix outdated voting systems and expand access to the ballot.
Advocates Urge Georgia Secretary of State to Remove Barriers to the Ballot Ahead of January Senate Runoff
ATLANTA - All Voting is Local Georgia and leading voting rights advocates today once again urged Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger to immediately direct counties to restore and expand their early voting locations and hours, resolve technology problems, publish updated ballot status information, and add more ballot drop boxes ahead of the January 5 runoff elections.
Advisory: Advocates Implore Georgia Secretary of State to Remove Barriers to the Ballot Ahead of January Senate Runof
ATLANTA - All Voting is Local Georgia and leading voting rights advocates will host a telephone press briefing on Tuesday, December 8, at 10 a.m. ET to urge Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger to immediately direct counties to expand early voting sites and hours, resolve voting technology problems, publish updated ballot status information, and add more ballot drop boxes ahead of the January 5 runoff elections.
Georgia Voters Require Accuracy, not Expediency in Counting and Curing Ballots
ATLANTA -All Voting is Local Georgia state director Aklima Khondoker issued the following statement reaffirming that every vote must be counted as Georgia continues to process the results of the presidential election:
Voting Rights Advocates Call on Georgia Counties to Prioritize COVID-19 and Emergency Preparedness Plans
ATLANTA — All Voting is Local Georgia, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc., and Fair Fight Action, urged all county commissioners in Georgia to work with county elections officials to draft and publicly release COVID-19 preparedness plans.
Advisory: Advocates Implore Florida Gov. DeSantis to Expand Voter Registration Outreach, Voting Options
TALLAHASSEE - All Voting is Local Florida and leading voting rights advocates will host a telephone press briefing on Thursday, September 17, at 10 am ET and urge 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 will also press Gov. DeSantis to expand voter registration outreach efforts, which is especially critical during the COVID-19 pandemic.