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May 10, 2019
Court Orders Expansion of Spanish Language Access in Florida for Upcoming Elections
"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."
How an Important Federal Law Can Help Millions of Low-Income People Register to Vote Through State Public Assistance Agencies
A Primer for Advocates on the National Voter Registration Act
July 3, 2019
Florida Prices Hundreds of Thousands of Returning Citizens Out of the Vote in a Stunning and Unconstitutional Move
By enacting SB 7066, the Florida legislature has created two classes of returning citizens: those who can afford to reclaim their voting rights, and those who cannot.
June 29, 2019
Remedying Shelby v. Holder: The Need for an Inclusive Democracy Agenda
We must envision—and work toward—a democracy agenda that reflects and responds to all the diverse communities who call the United States home.
June 25, 2019
Carol Lautier, Ph.D.
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MOVE Texas Civic Fund, et al., v. Whitley, et al.
We just reached a settlement to end Texas' voter purge and protect voting rights for Texans, including thousands of naturalized citizens in the state.
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