Month: June 2015

AV in National Journal: A Look at Redistricting Post-AZ State Legislature v. AZ Independent Commission

America Votes was mentioned in a National Journal story on the recent SCOTUS ruling in Arizona State Legislature v. Arizona Redistricting Commission. The case was a strong win for voters, with the Court ruling in favor of independent redistricting commissions that remove partisanship from the redistricting process and are critical for creating competitive district lines. The […]

AV-New Hampshire Press Release: Local Election Authorities, Lawmakers And Civil Rights Groups Call On Governor To Veto Same Day Registration Clawbacks

State Legislature Overstepping Local Control Over ElectionsConcord, NH-Local election authorities, lawmakers, advocacy and civil rights groups, along with affected voters, came together Thursday morning to call on Governor Hassan to veto SB 179 and end the rollback on voting rights. SB 179 will require voters to, after moving, wait for 30 days before being able […]