Dissent is seen as a threat and we are getting into very dark times where hate is normalized and fascism is endorsed. This latest threat out of the White House is very dangerous and rooted in xenophobia and eugenics. At a time where the nation is reeling from a week of loss and hate crimes, when the world is experiencing the highest level of displaced people, Trump lashes out with intimidation. This is the erosion of the Voting Rights Act, the Civil Rights Act and takes us centuries back to the shameful beginnings of America.
Washington, DC — Today, the NAACP and Advancement Project national office joined with the African American Research Collaborative to provide the first comprehensive analysis of how Black voters voted this cycle and why. The new poll of mid-term voters, conducted by the African American Research Collaborative (in collaboration with Latino Decisions and Asian American Decisions), examines African American voters across various competitive elections to determine how this electorate engaged in 2018 and how these findings might shape the future of elections. The key takeaway of this poll is clear: mid-term 2018 wins across the country were dependent on voters of…
2018 wins across the country were dependent on voters of color, particularly Black voters. For greater wins, policymakers will need to invest in communities of color and the issues that matter most to these constituents.
Court order prevents election officials from asking registered voters for photo ID
State Officials Grant Extension Due to Long Lines, Voting Equipment Technical Difficulties
In an historic mid-term election, Florida residents voted in favor of state constitutional Amendment 4, which will automatically restore voting rights to 1.4 million people with felony convictions on their record. The ballot initiative received support from at least 60 percent of Florida voters – the needed amount to amend the state’s constitution. Advancement Project’s national office has been heavily engaged in dismantling disenfranchising policies alongside partners, New Florida Majority, SEIU, and Florida Rights Restoration Coalition (FRRC). “This is an historic moment for Florida and our country. Florida voters have spoken and extended the right to vote to citizens…
This non-partisan effort in Missouri, organized by Advancement Project’s national office, a leading voter protection organization, is part of the nation’s largest Election Protection program, designed to assist any voters with questions or issues on Election Day.
Quite simply, Missouri has failed to put its money where its mouth is. Because of that, the Court is going to allow this case to go to trial. We look forward to our further day in court.”