Under the current political climate, we can expect newly emboldened state legislatures to do awful things. If you want to stay informed of what’s happening to voting rights at the state level, here are some resources. Read more
Former Project Vote legislative director Estelle Rogers shares a story of one new citizen's long and confusing journey in navigating Florida's voter registration process that ultimately ended without a vote. Read more
Estelle Rogers, retired progressive advocate and former Project Vote colleague, writes on Jeff Sessions’ defeat for a federal judgeship in 1986 and his current nomination for the office of the Attorney General. Sessions, she writes, “hasn’t changed, and neither should our standards.” Read more
While advocates and lawmakers have slowly worked over the last 50-plus years to make the democratic process more inclusive, efficient, and modern, the future of voting rights remains uncertain under Trump. Read more
While the full impact of voter suppression measures in the United States is unclear, we do have a glimpse into all the many barriers that affected voters and would-be voters in the 2016 elections. Read more
The coming battles over voting rights will be the hardest in generations. Americans have struggled and died to expand access to the ballot, and we cannot allow their hard-fought progress to be rolled back now.
Now, as always, Project Vote is committed to holding the line on voting and civil rights, and to fighting the good fight for equality and inclusion for all Americans.