National Voter Registration Act

In The United States District Court For The District Of New Mexico
02/25/2011
Publication
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...
02/25/2011
Press Release
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...
01/25/2011
Press Release
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...
12/22/2010
Publication
ALBUQUERQUE, NM – A coalition of voting rights groups scored a major victory yesterday in their lawsuit against New Mexico’s Human Services Division (HSD) and Secretary of State Mary Herrera, with a ruling by a U.S. District Judge that the State of New Mexico is in violation of the National...
12/22/2010
Press Release
From the standpoint of voter access and effective administration, the 2010 elections were in many ways a mixed bag.  There were a number of troubling incidents that occurred including voter intimidation and threats of vote suppression, and the structural barriers to voting that keep...
11/04/2010
Publication
Many of the elections for governor, the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives will be close in 2010. Potentially, party control of the Senate and House hangs in the balance; gubernatorial races will also be critical, with redistricting to begin shortly after the elections. These dynamics set the...
09/16/2010
Publication
New York, NY — Over 100,000 low-income Ohio citizens have already submitted voter registration applications as a result of steps the state has taken to comply with Section 7 of the National Voter Registration Act of 1993—specifically its requirement that states' public assistance offices offer...
08/09/2010
Press Release
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