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This year, as we attempt to keep our loved ones safe during a deadly pandemic, more people in our communities will be voting by mail (absentee) than ever before. Counting those votes will take time.
New Mexico is failing to enable Black and Brown communities to access their fundamental right to vote.
An overview of the vote-by-mail eligibility criteria in Alabama, Texas, Georgia, Florida, Louisiana, Nevada, and California and the hurdles Black voters may face.
Voter registration has long been weaponized to silence voters. And it’s not by accident.
If we truly want to build inclusive democracy, we must articulate an affirmative vision of voting rights in the Constitution itself.
Congress must address how Black, Indigenous, and Latinx people confront both the worst health outcomes and the greatest threats to household financial stability as a result of the pandemic.
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.
This brief describes the challenges currently facing Black and brown people when voting by mail and presents policy recommendations at each step of the vote-by-mail process to mitigate those problems.
A toolkit to help local leaders and communities identify and act on the warning signs of a wrongful purge and to understand how federal law restricts such purges.
Ways to increase access to the ballot for people who are released from incarceration and for eligible voters who are currently incarcerated.
The three sets of steps policymakers and election officials must take to ensure that Black and brown Americans—and all Americans—can exercise their fundamental right to vote in 2020 and beyond.
The specter of voter fraud is a talking point deployed to silence the voices of Black and brown voters across the country.
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.
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.
One New York State bill would interrupt the cycle of discrimination that comes with employment credit checks.
This forthcoming paper makes the case for why we need a new constitutional amendment—a Right-to-Vote Amendment for a 21st Century Democracy
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.