Report: Wisconsin DMV Restrictions Disenfranchise Voters Already Struggling to Make Their Voices Heard
MILWAUKEE — Since implementation of Wisconsin’s 2011 voter ID law, limited access to Division of Motor Vehicle (DMV) services has created needless and discriminatory barriers to the ballot for tens of thousands of Wisconsinites who now need an acceptable form of photo ID for voting. According to a report released today by All Voting is Local, in partnership with the Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition and the League of Women Voters of Wisconsin, these barriers have disproportionately impacted Wisconsinites of color, students, people with disabilities, and older adults.
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.
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.
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.
On Wednesday, August 19 at 10 a.m. EST, leading voting rights experts and advocates from All Voting is Local, League of Women Voters, Poder Latinx, and NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund, will host a telephone press briefing to discuss Florida’s election officials’ performance during the primary election. Speakers will discuss the obstacles that defined the primary and offer policy recommendations to remedy the problems that created barriers to the ballot.
PHILADELPHIA --Voting rights leaders urged Pennsylvania officials to carry out a series of election reforms now for the November election to avoid repeating the problems that occurred in Tuesday's primary.