Ensuring elections are fair and equitable includes maintaining clean and accurate voter rolls.
The Electronic Registration Information Center (ERIC) is a nonpartisan membership organization comprised of state election officials from around the United States who have chosen to opt into ERIC, and the states that do so make up ERIC's funding. At this time, 26 states and Washington, DC, are members.
In 2023, US and DC League members joined other leaders in the movement for DC Statehood to honor the holiday and discuss how statehood is both a human rights and racial justice issue.
Led by moderator Nile Blass, panelists included:
- Virginia Kase Solomón, LWVUS
- Jason Fink, DC Office of Federal and Regional Affairs
- Jamal Holtz, 51 for 51
- Dr. George Derek Musgrove, DC Vote, co-author of Chocolate City: A History of Race and Democracy in the Nationa's Capital
- Philip Panel, Anacostia Coordinating Council
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Individual voter challenges occur when a person’s eligibility to vote is questioned. Across the country, ithey have been a vehicle for race- and language-based discrimination, election confusion, and voter suppression.
In the last decade, the US Supreme Court has severely weakened the Voting Rights Act of 1965, which was widely agreed to be the most influential civil rights law in our history.
This term, the Court considers Section 2 in Merrill v. Milligan (now Allen v. Milligan). It threatens to weaken a well-established precedent lower courts have used for decades to evaluate redistricting plans alleged to be racially discriminatory.
This blog explores the history of Section 2 and its impact on discriminatory redistricting plans, explains the dispute in Milligan, and previews potential next steps to protect voting rights.
From less crowding to more scheduling flexibility, there are a ton of reasons to vote early. We asked our staff why they're casting their ballots in advance of Election Day.
October 27th is VOTE411's Sweet Sixteen! We're reflecting on some of our favorite moments in the nonpartisan voting guide's history.
Do you have an election coming up? It's time to make your voting plan and find out about your candidate! To get your friends and family inspired, we've created English and Spanish PSAs that we encourage you to share across your socials!
Looking for a new way to get out the vote? Share one of these TikToks, or create your own with our guide!
In September 2019, the League launched its national redistricting effort People Powered Fair Maps™ (PPFM).
PPFM aimed to create greater transparency, fairness, and public participation in the redistricting process, which determines voting access, partisan representation, and federal funding for communities across the country.