Washington Governor Signs Sweeping Voting Access Bills

Earlier this week, Washington’s Governor Jay Inslee signed four bills to increase access to the ballot. These bills bring Automatic Voter Registration, pre-registration for 16- and 17-year-olds, same-day registration, and the WA Voting Rights Act to Washington, making it only …

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State Voices Welcomes Census Program Manager

Elena Langworthy has joined State Voices as our Census Program Manager. Elena brings strong campaign and field experience to State Voices; she began her career on the campaign trail and has worked on field programs at the national, state, and …

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Ohio Voice Welcomes New Executive Director

Gavin DeVore Leonard has joined Ohio Voice, our state table in Ohio, as the new Executive Director. Prior to joining Ohio Voice, Gavin served as the One Ohio Now State Director for 5 years. He also previously served as the State …

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State Voices Co-Hosts Post-Election Convening

In early December, State Voices co-hosted a post-election convening with Common Cause and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law. Participants included the Brennan Center for Justice, the ACLU Voting Rights Project, Rock the Vote, Voto Latino, The National …

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Oregon’s “New Motor Voter” Program a Success

Oregon was the first state in the nation to adopt automatic voter registration, an innovative policy that automatically registers voters when they interact with the DMV. This is a major paradigm shift, as it requires voters to opt out of registering …

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