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LWV Of Arizona

Community Leaders

Judy Moor, President
Pinny Sheoran, Vice President

League ID

AZ000

Phone

(480) 966-9031

Stories from Around the State

Brnovich: A Significant Blow to Our Freedom to Vote

On July 1, in Brnovich v. Democratic National Committee, the Supreme Court dealt a significant blow to the freedom to vote. The decision held that Arizona laws discounting ballots cast out of precinct and banning nonrelative neighbors or friends to deliver mail-in ballots did not violate the Voting Rights Act of 1965, despite these laws’ negative effects on Black and brown voters. It is a major loss for voting rights at a time when this sacred freedom is under attack across the nation.