Protecting voting rights needs to happen at both the federal and the state level. Here’s what’s happening in the states and how we can protect access to the ballot.
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Voting Rights News From Around the Country
Get caught up on some of the big voting rights news stories–both good and bad–from around the country.
15 States That Have Recently Expanded Access to Voting By Mail
Who needs some good news about voting by mail? There has been an incredible surge of states changing their election rules in response to the pandemic. Millions and millions of voters will be able to cast their votes this… Read More ›
Did the Recent Stimulus Bill Do Anything for Voting Rights?
Did the most recent coronavirus stimulus bill do anything to protect our election in November? Leading up to the passage of this legislation, there was a growing cry for Americans to be able to vote by mail, to ensure that… Read More ›
The Latest in Voting Rights in the States
Always assume that your voting rights are under attack. The best way to counteract it is to pay attention and also be on the offensive. Here’s what’s going on in a handful of states–some of it is good news, and… Read More ›
State Focus: Does Yours Offer Early Voting?
Which one of these affects your daily life more: Decisions made in Congress or your state legislature? Hands down, it is your state legislature. Hopefully, you are getting more engaged with politics in your state. (Read THIS as to why… Read More ›
Selma’s “Bloody Sunday” Anniversary and the Current State of Voting Rights
“There is no way we can get to an economy that works for everybody that produces good jobs, and rising incomes, and inclusive prosperity if we don’t protect the right to vote.” This past weekend, the Legal Defense Fund commemorated… Read More ›