On May 22, Gov. Hogan vetoed SB340, rejecting an opportunity that would have authorized voting rights restoration for around 40,000 Maryland citizens currently on parole or probation.
Updates! NJ passes voting reform bill. VT governor signs provisional ballot bill.
On May 15, Florida authorized OVR, allowing eligible voters to apply to register to vote on a state website instead of only on a paper form.
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Gov. McAuliffe is seeing some pushback on his plan to redraw the state's congressional districts in an August special session.
On top of redrawing its' congressional districts, Florida will also meet in October to redraw its' state senate districts. The Florida Legislature will be meeting in August to redraw their 27 congressional districts.
What good is a change in the law without a sufficient outreach program? It is important that people do not avoid the polls in North Carolina because they are not sure if their ID will be accepted.
The North Carolina voting trial has brought forward over a dozen stories of disenfranchised voters. Even people who have been voting for decades had issues voting after the new laws were implemented.
Just a reminder that restrictive voting laws don't just affect low income, senior, or minority populations. By making it harder for some to vote, we make it harder for all to vote.