National Voter Registration Act

According to all available data, the voter participation rate of the first Americans, American Indians and Alaska Natives, is among the lowest of any ethnic group in the country. There are complex historical and cultural reasons that make the issue of voting among American Indians and Alaska...
06/18/2012
Publication
A coalition of voting rights and civil rights groups is alleging that Alabama is not meeting the law in providing voter registration materials to residents who seek government assistance. The National Voter Registration Act, passed in 1993 and widely known as the "motor voter" act, requires that...
06/15/2012
News/Resource
We are writing on behalf of Arkansas State Conference of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, League of United Latin American Citizens, persons eligible to register to vote who they represent, and others similarly situated to notify you that the State of Arkansas is not...
06/15/2012
Publication
LITTLE ROCK, Ark – Citing clear evidence that low-income Arkansas residents have been denied the opportunity to register to vote, attorneys from voting rights groups Project Vote and Demos sent a pre-litigation notice letter to Secretary of State Mark Martin, the Arkansas Department of Human...
06/14/2012
Press Release
Washington, DC – Citing clear evidence that Alabama public assistance agencies are violating their federally-mandated responsibilities to offer tens of thousands of public assistance clients opportunities to register to vote, today attorneys from Demos, Project Vote, and the Lawyers' Committee for...
06/13/2012
Press Release
This letter details violations of the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) and demands that the Alabama Secretary of State act immediately to bring the state into full compliance with the law or face litigation. Section 7 of the NVRA requires state public assistance agencies that administer...
06/13/2012
Publication
Demos, along with a coalition of national voting rights groups including Project Vote, the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, the NAACP, and the law firm of Dechert LLP, filed a Complaint against Secretary of State Ross Miller and Director of the department of Health & Human...
06/11/2012
Publication
LAS VEGAS, Nev – On Monday, a coalition of national voting rights groups filed a Complaint against Secretary of State Ross Miller and Director of the department of Health & Human Services, Michael Willden in the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada.  The Complaint alleges that...
06/11/2012
Press Release
On April 19th, a coalition of national voting rights groups working on behalf of Georgia residents and advocacy groups secured a landmark settlement to ensure that voter registration opportunities are offered to all public assistance applicants, as is required by the National Voter Registration Act...
05/29/2012
Blog
The ability to cast a ballot that will be counted is a fundamental freedom that protects the other essential rights that Americans hold dear. The freedom to vote is how Americans, regardless of privilege or economic status, maintain the power to hold their elected representatives accountable for...
05/17/2012
Publication
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