Jan 8 / Estelle Rogers

The Right to Vote Needs Defenders in High Places

What does the secretary of state do, exactly? No, not John Kerry: the secretaries of state of the STATES. Well, in most states, among other duties, the secretary of state is the chief election official. We should care deeply about whom we elect (or whom the governor appoints) as secretary of state.

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Jan 7 / PV Admin

Highlights of 2014

Now that 2014 has come to a close, we’re looking back at what an eventful year it was! From our work to empower individuals and organizations on the ground, to important voting rights victories in the courts, we celebrate the accomplishments of Project Vote and our allies in 2014, and we’re ready to keep up the fight in 2015.

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Dec 31 / Michael Slater

Recent Article Confirms In-Person Contact Boosts Voter Turnout


Photo by Rebekah Enoch, Project Vote

For 20 years now, Project Vote has been on the front lines of voter engagement: working hard to bring meaningful voter registration assistance to youth, people of color, and lower-income Americans. Today, I want to draw your attention to a recent article that confirms how impactful this work is.

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Dec 30 / Nakea West

Thank You!

Thank You

Dec 9 / Estelle Rogers

Project Vote Testimony on State of Civil Rights

Project Vote submitted testimony today on “The State of Civil and Human Rights in the United States”  for a hearing held by Sen. Dick Durbin before the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Human Rights. The following is an excerpt from our testimony.

“We are grateful for Senator Durbin’s leadership in convening this hearing. The end of a Congress is indeed a good time to take stock: of progress made, of work left undone, of prospects for the future. With the imminent change in the balance of power, the end of this Congress is a particularly good time. We will restrict our comments to issues related to the right to vote in this country, though of course there are many other civil and human rights to be considered by the Subcommittee.

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