Tag: Voting Rights

Greg Speed in HuffPost: Americans Should Push Back Against Voter Suppression Laws

AV President Greg Speed’s latest Huffington Post blog post celebrates the anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. His piece, “Americans Should Push Back Against Voter Suppression Laws,” discusses the challenges ahead and importance of restoring the full VRA, and recognizes some of the successes we’ve seen in states to modernize elections.  The VRA in… Read more »

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 Elections Concord, 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… Read more »