Mar 28 / Michael Slater

Project Vote Moves to Appeal Ruling in Proof of Citizenship Case

On March 19, a U.S. District Judge issued a ruling in Kris W. Kobach et al. v. United States Election Assistance Commission, requiring the EAC to fulfill requests from Kansas and Arizona to add those states’ documentary proof-of-citizenship requirements to the state-specific instructions of the federal voter registration form. Yesterday, Project Vote joined with ally organizations in announcing we would appeal this ruling.

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Mar 24 / Michael Slater

In Landmark Settlement, CA Health Exchange Agrees to Comply with Voter Registration Law

Marco Receives His Benefits and Voter Registration

Our plaintiff, Marco Rodriguez is just one of millions of Californians applying for health benefits through Covered California who will now also have the opportunity to register to vote.

Today, we are pleased to announce our first major victory in the nationwide fight to ensure that Americans seeking health benefits under the Affordable Care Act are also provided the opportunity to register to vote, as guaranteed by the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (NVRA).

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Mar 21 / Erin Ferns Lee

New Guides to Helping Citizens Register to Vote

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Project Vote has released new guides to voter registration laws for several states. Project Vote developed these guides on behalf of our voter registration affiliate, Voting for America. Watch this space for new or updated guides every week.
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Mar 20 / PV Admin

Judge OKs Restrictive Voter Registration Process, Undermines Federal Voting Law

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Yesterday, U.S. District Judge Eric Melgren issued a ruling in Kris W. Kobach et al. v. United States Election Assistance Commission, stating that the EAC must fulfill requests from those states to print state-specific registration forms reflecting state proof-of-citizenship requirements. Project Vote Executive Director Michael Slater issued the following statement in response:
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Mar 17 / PV Admin

Voting Rights Groups Applaud District Court’s Decision In Public Assistance Voter Registration Case

BOSTON, MA — On Friday, the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts issued a series of rulings in Delgado v. Galvin, rejecting defendants’ efforts to dismiss parts of the case, adding MassHealth as a defendant, and broadening the inquiry into the statewide failure of Massachusetts public assistance offices to provide federally required voter registration services to the Commonwealth’s low-income citizens.

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