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Voting Rights Groups Move to Enforce 'Motor Voter' in California Print E-mail

Investigations find the California Department of Motor Vehicles not in compliance with the National Voter Registration Act

February 5, 2015

Today, citing clear evidence that the State of California is violating its federally-mandated responsibility to offer California drivers and ID card holders the opportunity to register to vote, attorneys from Demos, Project Vote, ACLU Foundation of San Diego and Imperial Counties, and the global law firm Morrison & Foerster sent a pre-litigation notice letter to the California Secretary of State on behalf of the League of Women Voters of California, ACCE Institute, California Common Cause, the National Council of La Raza, and several individual California citizens.

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New Report Identifies Gaps in the American Electorate Print E-mail

January 29, 2015

As the 2016 Presidential Race Gets Underway, a New Report Identifies Where Gaps Still Exist in the American Electorate

WASHINGTON, DC — As the 2015-2016 election cycle gets underway, nonprofit voting rights group Project Vote has released a major new report that presents a comprehensive picture of disparities in the changing American electorate.

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Appeals Court Overturns March Ruling in Kobach v. EAC Print E-mail
Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals says Arizona and Kansas cannot force proof-of-citizenship requirements on the federal voter registration form

November 7, 2014

In a major victory for voting rights, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit has unanimously ruled that Arizona and Kansas cannot force the Election Assistance Commission to alter the federal voter registration form to require documentary proof-of-citizenship.
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Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Partially Upholds Challenge to Louisiana’s Administration of National Voter Registration Act Print E-mail

November 6, 2014

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in Scott, et al. v. Schedler, et al., issued a ruling partially upholding a district court’s ruling after trial that Louisiana violated the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) by failing to properly provide voter registration services to its public assistance clients.

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What Kind of Year Has It Been for Election Laws? Print E-mail
New report shows support for reform is growing, but not fast enough to help most voters this November.

October 6, 2014
 
WASHINGTON, DC — With Americans heading to the polls in just four weeks, a new report from voting rights group Project Vote shows that many beneficial election reforms were proposed in 2014, but few voters will find it easier to cast a ballot on November 4. 
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