Press Releases, State News / August 19, 2020

Florida Voting Rights Advocates Highlight Necessary Reforms for November

TALLAHASSEE - Leading voting rights experts and advocates from All Voting is Local, League of Women Voters, Poder Latinx, and NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund, today hosted a telephone press briefing where they discussed Florida’s election officials’ performance during the primary election and offered policy recommendations to remedy problems that create barriers to the ballot.

Press Releases, State News / August 17, 2020

Advisory: Florida Voting Rights Advocates Highlight Necessary Reforms for November

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.

Press Releases, State News / August 12, 2020

November Election is Georgia’s Last Chance to Learn From Previous Mistakes

ATLANTA - Voting rights experts and advocates from All Voting is Local Georgia, ACLU of Georgia, Black Voters Matter, Common Cause Georgia, National Federation for the Blind-Georgia, and New Georgia Project in a telephone press briefing expressed disappointment in Secretary of State Raffensperger and Georgia officials’ performance during Tuesday’s runoff election and stressed the urgency of critical changes before Georgians vote in November.

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.

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