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Group of people raising American flags at a naturalization ceremony
“This settlement acknowledges that naturalized Americans have full and equal voting rights — they cannot be singled out and purged from the rolls due to their status.”
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"I Voted Today" sticker on the pointer finger of a Latina woman.
How and why the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 has played such a critical role in increasing access to voter registration.
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Brenda Wright
Laura Williamson
Pamela Cataldo
"The bill that the governor is expected to sign into law establishes blatant wealth discrimination in the restoration of rights process. The bill will create two classes of returning citizens… [and] under this bill your ability to pay will govern whether you can participate in democracy.”
In the media
Addy Baird
There is an ideal pathway for knocking down a barrier that has kept so many voting-eligible citizens away from the polls: automatic voter registration.
In the media
Caleb Gayle
“For democratic participation to have any meaning, voters must be able to exercise their right to vote in a language they understand.”
In the media
Nick Visser
“In today’s decision, the court recognized that Spanish-speaking voters are not second-class citizens and should not have to wait for their voting rights to be fully protected.”
In the media
Steven Lemongello
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Vote Aqui Vote Here bilingual signage
"In today’s decision, the court recognized that Spanish-speaking voters are not second-class citizens and should not have to wait for their voting rights to be fully protected."
Press release
“The health and inclusiveness of our democracy are at the center of the debate right now.”
In the media
Klaus Marre
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Smiling Latino man in front of voting booths
"Florida must provide comprehensive bilingual elections assistance, and it must provide it now."
Press release
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A dark-skinned hand is about to place a slip of paper in a white ballot box
The justice system has been deployed against people of color to imprison would-be-voters and keep political power in the hands of white men.
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Amshula K. Jayaram
Chiraag Bains
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stacks of one-hundred-dollar bills with camera focus on the phrase "The United States of America"
Campaign finance reforms help address the racial and economic injustices that continue to plague our democracy.
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Laura Williamson
Mark Huelsman
Emmanuel Caicedo