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Why this lawsuit was filed challenging South Dakota’s numerous violations of the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA), what a federal court found in the suit, and what the case's settlement agreement means for voters in South Dakota.
Many states can designate federal agencies via a simple letter from their chief election official. This sample letter is directed to USCIS, but it can be adapted for any federal agency/program.
In this comment, we provide recommendations for addressing some barriers to voter registration faced by voters with disabilities and voters who are Limited English proficient.
A summary of our recommendations for improving the accessibility of Vote.gov, and some specific examples of improvements that can be made.
Letter in support of H.R.1 highlighting provisions to protect voters from purges and voting caging, tactics used disproportionately to silence voters of color.
The For the People Act can begin to address the longstanding racist exclusions in our democracy with policy solutions that are proven to advance racial equity.
Presentation on the Impact of Select H.R.1 Policy Changes on Black and Brown Political Power
Why we need to prioritize passing H.R.1 along with H.R.4 and legislation granting statehood to Washington, D.C. (H.R.51) as the first items of business in the 117th Congress.
FRRC offers this brief to make three points informed by its experience working with formerly convicted persons struggling to participate in Florida’s democracy under the strictures of SB7066.
Over 100 community, civil rights, consumer, and student advocacy organizations urge House and Senate leadership to insist on student debt cancellation for all borrowers during negotiations over the next coronavirus relief package.
Notice to the South Dakota Secretary of State of Noncompliance with Sections 5 and 7 of the National Voter Registration Act
Brief submitted on behalf of Ohio A. Philip Randolph Institute and the League of Women Voters of Ohio
Notice Letter to Missouri Governor Michael Parson and Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft Re: New June 2, 2020 Municipal Election Date Due to COVID-19
Notice letter to the Ohio Secretary of State that aspects of the state's COVID-19-related election directive violate the National Voter Registration Act of 1993.
The global coronavirus pandemic threatens to disrupt the Presidential
Preference Primary election in Florida. The extension of vote-by-mail options and other accommodations at polling places is necessary.
We're asking Florida to immediately implement new procedures as a result of this crisis
We urge Ohio to take immediate action to ease and modify absentee ballot
laws so that thousands of voters are not disenfranchised during Ohio’s March 17, 2020 primary.
The Public Interest Law Foundation has made such misleading and irresponsible claims before, and, when tested, they have uniformly proven to be unreliable and misleading.
The Restore the Vote Amendment Act of 2019 would expand voting rights to eligible incarcerated residents with felony convictions.
Testimony to Congress on current voter suppression tactics including voter purges, registration barriers, felony disenfranchisement, and prison gerrymandering.