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Project Vote Receives over $50,000 from CREDO for Voting Rights Work E-mail
CREDO Empowers Customers to Support Progressive Nonprofits
 
May 5, 2014

San Francisco, CA – CREDO, America’s only progressive phone company, announced today that it is donating $57,589 to Project Vote for the group’s work in 2014 to ensure that every eligible American can register, vote, and cast a ballot that counts. CREDO has donated more than $76 million to organizations committed to social change since the company was founded in 1985.
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Florida Purge Program Was Illegal, Rules Federal Court E-mail
Three-Judge Panel Rules that 2012 Purge Violated National Voter Registration Act

April 2, 2014
 
MIAMI – Marking a major victory for Florida voters, the United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit ruled on Tuesday that Florida’s 2012 voter purge program violated federal law. The court, in a 2-1 decision, found that Gov. Rick Scott’s voter purge of suspected non-citizens in 2012 violated the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA), because systematic removal programs are barred within 90 days of a federal election.
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California Agrees to Comply with Voter Registration Law Under Settlement E-mail

March 24, 2014

SACRAMENTO – In a victory for voting rights, the state of California has agreed to mail voter registration cards to nearly 4 million Californians who have signed up for health insurance through the state health exchange, Covered California, and to ensure that Californians who apply for health benefits through the exchange going forward are provided voter registration opportunities. The action is the result of a settlement agreement reached with the ACLU of California, the ACLU’s Voting Rights Project, Demos, and Project Vote, which threatened legal action over the state's failure to comply with the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) and state laws.

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