Lawsuit challenges the description of Nevada's Voter ID Initiative, which is misleading and confusing for voters. Read More »
An estimated 5.8 million Americans are denied the fundamental right to vote due to current or previous felony convictions. Read More »
California Voters of Color, Language Minority Communities, and Persons with Disabilities Still Face Obstacles to Voting
National Commission on Voting Rights Hears from California Voters. Read More »
- August 01, 2013 President Obama Recognizes the 50th Anniversary of the Lawyers' Committee with White House Reception August 1, 2013. A reception will be held today in the East Room of the White House with the President, Lawyers' Committee founding members, board members and current leadership as well as other distinguished guests. Read More »
- Feb 28 National Commission on Voting Rights Hearing – Denver Commissioners will hear from voters, community leaders, advocates and elections officials regarding challenges, successes and opportunities for reform in all aspects of voting in Colorado and New Mexico.
- Feb 27 Minnesota & Wisconsin Voters Face Unnecessary Obstacles to the Polls On February 25, 2014 at a National Commission on Voting Rights public hearing, voters, activists, and voting rights advocates gathered at the University of Minnesota Law School in Minneapolis to share their experiences of voting challenges and opportunities in Minnesota and Wisconsin.
- Feb 25 Voting Rights Advocates Call on Georgia Legislature to Reject Attack on Voters A strong coalition of voting rights and pro-democracy organizations is demanding that the Georgia legislature reject HB891, a bill that would shorten early voting days in Georgia municipalities from twenty-one to six.