National Voter Registration Act
A Preliminary Analysis of the Public Assistance Agency Data Within the EAC 2009-2010 Biennial NVRA Report
A preliminary analysis of the United States Election Assistance Commission’s (EAC) biennial report to Congress on the NVRA shows the dramatic impact that stepped-up oversight and enforcement of voter registration mandates at state agencies can have in reversing the long decline in registration...
Demos and other voting rights advocates file suit to force Georgia to comply with the National Voter Registration Act Introduction 1. This action seeks declaratory and injunctive relief to redress defendants' past and ongoing violations of their obligations under Section 7 of the National...
ATLANTA, GA. – A coalition of voting rights groups filed suit today against Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp and Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) Clyde L. Reese III to remedy the State of Georgia's failure to provide voter registration services at state...
Georgia is facing a lawsuit for failing to provide voter registration forms to residents seeking public assistance, like food stamps and Medicaid. The lawsuit was filed Monday by the Georgia State Conference of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and the Georgia People's...
The settlement with the state of Indiana sets forth the procedures that Indiana must follow for distributing voter registration applications to public assistance clients, both in its in-person transactions with these clients and in those transactions that occur by mail, over the telephone, and...
Consent Order Regarding Plaintiff's Claims Asserting Violations Of Section 7 Of The National Voting Registration Act
In The United States District Court For The District Of New Mexico
Voter registration will be offered at public assistance offices following settlement of lawsuit brought by coalition of voting rights groups ALBUQUERQUE, NM — A federal judge today approved a consent order requiring New Mexico state officials to implement procedures to ensure...
ATLANTA, GA — Citing clear evidence that low-income Georgia residents are being denied a legally-mandated opportunity to register to vote, attorneys from Project Vote, Demos, the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law (LCCRUL), the ACLU Voting Rights Project, and the law firm of Dechert...
This matter comes before the Court on Defendants Kathryn Falls, Fred Sandoval, and Carolyn Ingram of the New Mexico Human Services Department’s (hereinafter “HSD”) Motion for Summary Judgment, filed May 13, 2010 [Doc. 57],1 HSD’s Motion to Strike Plaintiff’s Response in Opposition to HSD’s Motion...