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    By Dianne Anderson Those who may have never dreamed of voting before are now going out of their way to find a local drop box, or heading down to the Registrar of Voters office to get their ballots deposited extra early, and safely. Until the last minute voters can get help at www.iwillvote.com. The state ...
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    By Ben Jealous Black voters have a powerful role to play in this year’s elections. That’s why we are being targeted by disinformation campaigns that are meant to discourage and suppress our turnout. We can’t let them succeed. Black voters are still targeted by old-school voter suppression strategies like restricting registration, closing polling stations, and ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Better late than never might apply to some things, but not to this year’s election. Community advocates are stressing the importance of mailing back or walking in the vote directly to the Registrar of Voters almost as soon as the ballot comes through the mail. At least for California, voting should not ...
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    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Correspondent A Brennan Center analysis has found that at least 17 million voters were purged nationwide between 2016 and 2018, similar to the numbers discovered between 2014 and 2016. Using data released by the Federal Election Assistance Commission, the Brennan Center found that counties with a history of voter ...
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    By Derrick Johnson, NAACP Interim President and CEO We all know the power of the vote. One person, one vote serves as the basic ethos and measurement of any democratic nation. Without true voter protection, integrity and universal access, America’s light on the hill dims. Since Shelby V. Holder dismantled the Voting Rights Act, many ...