Right to Vote News

Statement on Florida Supreme Court Ruling on Gov. Scott’s Power Grab

September 01, 2017

Statement on Florida Supreme Court Ruling on Gov. Scott’s Power Grab

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Statement from Advancement Project on Pence-Kobach Commission Meeting

July 20, 2017

Statement from Advancement Project on Pence-Kobach Commission Meeting

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Groups Challenge Missouri Photo ID Law in Court

June 09, 2017

Groups Challenge Missouri Photo ID Law in Court

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Missouri Voter Protection Coalition Denounces Ashcroft’s Attack on Right to Vote

May 31, 2017

Missouri Voter Protection Coalition Denounces Ashcroft’s Attack on Right to Vote

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Advancement Project Statement on Executive Order Establishing “Election Integrity” Commission

May 11, 2017

Advancement Project Statement on Executive Order Establishing “Election Integrity” Commission

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In Letter, MO Voter Protection Coalition Demands Ashcroft Stop Endangering Voters’ Access to Ballot

May 11, 2017

In Letter, MO Voter Protection Coalition Demands Ashcroft Stop Endangering Voters’ Access to Ballot

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Statement from Missouri Voter Protection Coalition on Amendment 6

November 09, 2016

Statement from Missouri Voter Protection Coalition on Amendment 6

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Rampant, Racially Charged Falsehoods About Voter Fraud Undermine Our Democracy

October 24, 2016

Rampant, Racially Charged Falsehoods About Voter Fraud Undermine Our Democracy

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Voting Rights Advocates Detail Plans to Combat Voter Intimidation

October 21, 2016

Voting Rights Advocates Detail Plans to Combat Voter Intimidation

Organizations Push Back Against Voter Fraud Rhetoric Emphasizing What’s at Stake for Voters of Color in the 2016 Election  Read More »

Missouri Legislature Continues Attack on Fundamental Right to Vote

September 14, 2016

Missouri Legislature Continues Attack on Fundamental Right to Vote

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Advocates Respond to Voting Rights Win in Kansas, Georgia and Alabama

September 12, 2016

Advocates Respond to Voting Rights Win in Kansas, Georgia and Alabama

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In Victory for Voting Rights, Supreme Court denies North Carolina’s Request for Stay

September 01, 2016

In Victory for Voting Rights, Supreme Court denies North Carolina’s Request for Stay

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Civil Rights Organizations Decry Political Attack on Right to Vote in Virginia

September 01, 2016

Civil Rights Organizations Decry Political Attack on Right to Vote in Virginia

Persons with Prior Felony Convictions are Humans, not Political Footballs Read More »

North Carolina’s Monster Voter Suppression Law Overturned in Historic Victory for Voting Rights

July 29, 2016

North Carolina’s Monster Voter Suppression Law Overturned in Historic Victory for Voting Rights

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Civil Rights Groups File Amicus Brief in Virginia Restoration of Voting Rights Case

June 28, 2016

Civil Rights Groups File Amicus Brief in Virginia Restoration of Voting Rights Case

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Three Years after Shelby County v. Holder, Access to the Ballot in Jeopardy for Voters of Color

June 23, 2016

Three Years after Shelby County v. Holder, Access to the Ballot in Jeopardy for Voters of Color

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Civil Rights and Labor Groups Join Forces; Call for Innovative Tactics to Protect the Right to Vote

June 16, 2016

Civil Rights and Labor Groups Join Forces; Call for Innovative Tactics to Protect the Right to Vote

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Judge Affirms Commitment to Democracy, Strikes Down Wisconsin Voter ID Law

April 29, 2014

Judge Affirms Commitment to Democracy, Strikes Down Wisconsin Voter ID Law

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Florida Purge Program Was Illegal, Rules Federal Court

April 02, 2014

Florida Purge Program Was Illegal, Rules Federal Court

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Coalition of Organizations Support New Bills to Comprehensively Protect Right to Vote in Florida

March 20, 2014

Coalition of Organizations Support New Bills to Comprehensively Protect Right to Vote in Florida

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Civil Rights Group Urges Wisconsin To Abandon Engine Of Discrimination, Repeal Voter ID Law

February 25, 2014

Civil Rights Group Urges Wisconsin To Abandon Engine Of Discrimination, Repeal Voter ID Law

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Democracy Prevails in Pennsylvania Voter ID Trial

January 17, 2014

Democracy Prevails in Pennsylvania Voter ID Trial

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Voting Rights Act Amendment a Significant Step; Concerns Remain

January 16, 2014

Voting Rights Act Amendment a Significant Step; Concerns Remain

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New Report: Millennial Generation and Young Voters of Color Face Unique “Time Tax” at Polls

November 18, 2013

New Report: Millennial Generation and Young Voters of Color Face Unique “Time Tax” at Polls

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In WI Voter Id Trial, Witness Says There Is Strategy To Bar Seniors, People Of Color From Voting

November 11, 2013

In WI Voter Id Trial, Witness Says There Is Strategy To Bar Seniors, People Of Color From Voting

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Day 3 Of Wisconsin Trial Details Voter Suppression By The Numbers

November 07, 2013

Day 3 Of Wisconsin Trial Details Voter Suppression By The Numbers

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Despite the Hard Work of Advocates, Many Wisconsin Citizens Still Face Barriers to Obtaining ID

November 06, 2013

Despite the Hard Work of Advocates, Many Wisconsin Citizens Still Face Barriers to Obtaining ID

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Wisconsin Voter Id Trial Begins With Compelling Witness Testimony

November 04, 2013

Wisconsin Voter Id Trial Begins With Compelling Witness Testimony

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Advocates To Challenge Wisconsin’s Anti-Voting Law In Federal Court

October 30, 2013

Advocates To Challenge Wisconsin’s Anti-Voting Law In Federal Court

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Advancement Project to Assist Pennsylvania and Virginia Voters with Barriers to the Ballot

October 29, 2013

Advancement Project to Assist Pennsylvania and Virginia Voters with Barriers to the Ballot

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NC GOP Leader Admits Voting Law was Designed to Restrict African-American and Students

October 24, 2013

NC GOP Leader Admits Voting Law was Designed to Restrict African-American and Students

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North Carolina’s Answer to Lawsuit Offers No Justification for Making It Harder to Vote

October 21, 2013

North Carolina’s Answer to Lawsuit Offers No Justification for Making It Harder to Vote

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“Voter Purge Tour” Demonstrates How Gov. Scott’s Latest Attack On Voter Is Inaccurate, Illogical

October 09, 2013

“Voter Purge Tour” Demonstrates How Gov. Scott’s Latest Attack On Voter Is Inaccurate, Illogical

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Florida Voter Purge Lawsuit Heads Back to Court

October 09, 2013

Florida Voter Purge Lawsuit Heads Back to Court

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Communities Of Color Should Respond To Attacks On Voting By Registering And Voting In Elections

September 24, 2013

Communities Of Color Should Respond To Attacks On Voting By Registering And Voting In Elections

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PA Voters Faced Multiple Barriers To The Ballot, Shows Research For Presidential Election Commission

September 04, 2013

PA Voters Faced Multiple Barriers To The Ballot, Shows Research For Presidential Election Commission

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2012 Battle For Voting Rights A Precursor To Even Harder Fight In 2013 And Beyond

August 22, 2013

2012 Battle For Voting Rights A Precursor To Even Harder Fight In 2013 And Beyond

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Pennsylvania’s Voter ID Law Will Not be Enforced While Trial Judge Deliberates

August 16, 2013

Pennsylvania’s Voter ID Law Will Not be Enforced While Trial Judge Deliberates

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Lawsuit Against First Discriminatory Voter Law Passed After SCOTUS Shelby Decision Filed

August 12, 2013

Lawsuit Against First Discriminatory Voter Law Passed After SCOTUS Shelby Decision Filed

Lawsuit Filed By Advancement Project and North Carolina NAACP Read More »

Voters of Color Faced Longest Wait Times in Florida

June 26, 2013

Voters of Color Faced Longest Wait Times in Florida

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SCOTUS Removes Critical Protection For Voters Of Color

June 25, 2013

SCOTUS Removes Critical Protection For Voters Of Color

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SCOTUS Should Have Found That The University Of Texas’ Affirmative Action Plan Needed Fixing

June 24, 2013

SCOTUS Should Have Found That The University Of Texas’ Affirmative Action Plan Needed Fixing

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Millions Of Voters Of Color Will Be Affected By The Supreme Court’s Shelby Decision

June 20, 2013

Millions Of Voters Of Color Will Be Affected By The Supreme Court’s Shelby Decision

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Supreme Court Rules Arizona “Show Us Your Papers” Voter Law In Violation Of NVRA

June 17, 2013

Supreme Court Rules Arizona “Show Us Your Papers” Voter Law In Violation Of NVRA

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Victory For Voting Rights In Missouri As State Legislators Shelve Restrictive Photo ID Bill

May 20, 2013

Victory For Voting Rights In Missouri As State Legislators Shelve Restrictive Photo ID Bill

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Coalition Of Civil Rights Organizations Says Florida Elections Bill Will Not Fix Voting Problems

May 01, 2013

Coalition Of Civil Rights Organizations Says Florida Elections Bill Will Not Fix Voting Problems

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Advancement Project Supports Students, Faith Leaders In Civil Disobedience In North Carolina

April 29, 2013

Advancement Project Supports Students, Faith Leaders In Civil Disobedience In North Carolina

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People Ranging from 76 to 18 yrs Old Will Be Jailed Today to Protect Voting Rights in North Carolina

April 29, 2013

People Ranging from 76 to 18 yrs Old Will Be Jailed Today to Protect Voting Rights in North Carolina

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Senator Latvala’s Elections Bill Amendment Would Create Barriers for Voters

April 16, 2013

Senator Latvala’s Elections Bill Amendment Would Create Barriers for Voters

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National Ad Launches Right To Vote Campaign Featuring 102-Year-Old Voter

April 05, 2013

National Ad Launches Right To Vote Campaign Featuring 102-Year-Old Voter

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Case Before Supreme Court Reveals Growing Trend Of  Restrictive Voting Practices That Target Latinos

March 18, 2013

Case Before Supreme Court Reveals Growing Trend Of Restrictive Voting Practices That Target Latinos

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A Universal Right to Vote

March 14, 2013

A Universal Right to Vote

New York Times Editorial  Read More »

Supreme Court Must Uphold the Voting Rights Act

February 27, 2013

Supreme Court Must Uphold the Voting Rights Act

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Desiline’s Free & Fair Democracy Act Will Bring Election Reform, Making Voting Easier for Floridians

February 25, 2013

Desiline’s Free & Fair Democracy Act Will Bring Election Reform, Making Voting Easier for Floridians

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Voting Rights Advocates Decry Photo ID Bills in Missouri

February 14, 2013

Voting Rights Advocates Decry Photo ID Bills in Missouri

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VA Photo ID Bill Waste of Lawmaker’s Time and Taxpayer’s Money; No Evidence of Voter Fraud

February 14, 2013

VA Photo ID Bill Waste of Lawmaker’s Time and Taxpayer’s Money; No Evidence of Voter Fraud

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Determined Florida Voter, Age 102, Among First Lady’s Guests At State Of The Union Address

February 12, 2013

Determined Florida Voter, Age 102, Among First Lady’s Guests At State Of The Union Address

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“SAVE” System Inaccurate and Wrongly Targets Naturalized Citizens to be Purged from Voter Rolls

February 12, 2013

“SAVE” System Inaccurate and Wrongly Targets Naturalized Citizens to be Purged from Voter Rolls

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Civil and Human Rights Groups File Supreme Court Brief in Defense of the Voting Rights Act

February 04, 2013

Civil and Human Rights Groups File Supreme Court Brief in Defense of the Voting Rights Act

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Stories Of Serious Election Day Problems Experienced By Pennsylvania Voters Highlight Hearing

January 31, 2013

Stories Of Serious Election Day Problems Experienced By Pennsylvania Voters Highlight Hearing

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FL Governor’s Support of Early Voting is the First of Many Steps Required to Truly Restore Democracy

January 17, 2013

FL Governor’s Support of Early Voting is the First of Many Steps Required to Truly Restore Democracy

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Federal Court Slams Ohio SOS for Flouting the Law

November 14, 2012

Federal Court Slams Ohio SOS for Flouting the Law

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Provisional Voter Hotline is Available

November 06, 2012

Provisional Voter Hotline is Available

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Advising Ohio Voters to Check Registration Status Before Heading to the Polls

November 01, 2012

Advising Ohio Voters to Check Registration Status Before Heading to the Polls

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Statewide Voting Begins as Early Voting Opens in Florida

October 26, 2012

Statewide Voting Begins as Early Voting Opens in Florida

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St. Louis Attorney Takes On Pundit Over Anti-Democratic Voter Intimidation

October 25, 2012

St. Louis Attorney Takes On Pundit Over Anti-Democratic Voter Intimidation

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In Voting Rights Victory, PA Voters Cannot Be Required to Present Photo at the Polls this Nov.

October 02, 2012

In Voting Rights Victory, PA Voters Cannot Be Required to Present Photo at the Polls this Nov.

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Voter Suppression Laws Could Disenfranchise 10 Million Latinos

September 24, 2012

Voter Suppression Laws Could Disenfranchise 10 Million Latinos

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Pennsylvania Supreme Court Orders Lower Court to Review Effects of Voter ID Law

September 18, 2012

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Orders Lower Court to Review Effects of Voter ID Law

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Victory in Texas Voter ID Case

August 30, 2012

Victory in Texas Voter ID Case

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Victory For Voting Rights In Ohio

August 28, 2012

Victory For Voting Rights In Ohio

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Pennsylvania Voter ID Ruling Leaves Voters Without A Voice At The Polls

August 15, 2012

Pennsylvania Voter ID Ruling Leaves Voters Without A Voice At The Polls

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The Voice Of A Generation Deserve to Be Heard

August 08, 2012

The Voice Of A Generation Deserve to Be Heard

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Virginia State Board of Elections Meeting

August 06, 2012

Virginia State Board of Elections Meeting

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Romney Attack On Voter Registration In Virginia

July 27, 2012

Romney Attack On Voter Registration In Virginia

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It’s Time To Stop Inaccurate & Discriminatory Alleged Noncitizen Voter Purges

July 25, 2012

It’s Time To Stop Inaccurate & Discriminatory Alleged Noncitizen Voter Purges

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PA Passes Photo ID Law That Advancement Project And Others Challenge In Court

July 18, 2012

PA Passes Photo ID Law That Advancement Project And Others Challenge In Court

Advancement Project and Partners Challenge Restrictive Pennsylvania Voter ID law  Read More »

Photo ID And Puerto Rican Voting Rights In Pennsylvania

July 12, 2012

Photo ID And Puerto Rican Voting Rights In Pennsylvania

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Florida Purging Of Alleged Noncitizens Violates National Voting Rights Act;Hispanics disproportional

May 24, 2012

Florida Purging Of Alleged Noncitizens Violates National Voting Rights Act;Hispanics disproportional

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Florida Is Flouting Federal Law And Disenfranchising Latino Voters Civil Rights Group Charges

May 17, 2012

Florida Is Flouting Federal Law And Disenfranchising Latino Voters Civil Rights Group Charges

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Advancement Project & Partners File Lawsuit in PA to Overturn PA’s Unconstitutional Voter ID law

May 01, 2012

Advancement Project & Partners File Lawsuit in PA to Overturn PA’s Unconstitutional Voter ID law

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Missouri Court Strikes Down Voter ID Constitutional Amendment Proposal

March 29, 2012

Missouri Court Strikes Down Voter ID Constitutional Amendment Proposal

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Obama Administration Housing Policy May Harm Low-Income Residents’ Health

March 21, 2012

Obama Administration Housing Policy May Harm Low-Income Residents’ Health

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Wisconsin Sued Over Racially Discriminatory Voter ID Law

February 23, 2012

Wisconsin Sued Over Racially Discriminatory Voter ID Law

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Civil Rights Groups, Labor Petition Demands DOJ Block Discriminatory Voting Laws

November 07, 2011

Civil Rights Groups, Labor Petition Demands DOJ Block Discriminatory Voting Laws

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Civil Rights Groups Sue Missouri Officials Over “Deceptive and Misleading” Voter ID Ballot Initiativ

July 07, 2011

Civil Rights Groups Sue Missouri Officials Over “Deceptive and Misleading” Voter ID Ballot Initiativ

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Florida Elections Overhaul May Violate Voting Rights Act

May 03, 2011

Florida Elections Overhaul May Violate Voting Rights Act

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Advancement Project Report Highlights Perils Of Photo ID Proposals

April 07, 2011

Advancement Project Report Highlights Perils Of Photo ID Proposals

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April 15, 2009

Advancement Project Opposes Florida Kitchen Sink Bill

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October 25, 2008

Advancement Project Sues Colorado Secretary of State For Illegal Purge of Voters

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September 23, 2008

Advancement Project Sues To Protect Michigan Voters

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April 04, 2008

Florida Court Disenfranchises Voters Because of Typos

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