is going all out to protect the right to vote, and we need your help
getting critical information out.
distributing hundreds of thousands of voter empowerment cards in eight
different languages to 34 states across the country.
voting rights information for your state -- and then, share it with as
many people as you can.
tactics are surfacing all across the country that could suppress the
vote -- particularly the votes of newly registered and
minority voters. Don’t let it happen.
out the voting rights in your state, and then forward this to all your
friends and family.
threat that hundreds of thousands of voters will be turned away on
Election Day is real.
The ACLU is pulling out all the stops. We’re working on cases across
the country, lobbying officials at the Justice Department to take
action and directly educating hundreds of thousands of voters to make
sure this sacred right is protected.
week in Ohio, Hamilton County Prosecuting Attorney Joseph Deters
launched a voter fraud investigation where there is no specific,
credible evidence of fraud. The investigation is looking into voters
who took advantage of Ohio's five-day window in which a person may
simultaneously register to vote and cast a ballot. These unwarranted
fraud scare tactics could have a chilling effect on voter turn out of
newly registered voters.
comes just weeks after the ACLU won a resounding victory guaranteeing
the right to vote absentee for newly registered voters. We’ve got to
reach as many people as possible with direct information about their
voting rights -- and you can help.
know the voting rights in your state? Find out, and then, forward this
to all your friends and family.
Supreme Court even had to step in to stop unlawful voter suppression
tactics when the Ohio Republican Party tried to challenge new
registrations based on small inaccuracies in government databases. If
this stunt hadn’t been blocked, failed matches could have resulted in
hundreds of thousands of lawful voters being purged from the rolls,
challenged at the polls or required to cast provisional ballots.
Ohio is just one of many states facing voter suppression tactics.
The New York Times reported that election
officials in at least nine states are violating federal law by either
improperly using Social Security data to screen newly registered voters
or removing thousands of voters after the federal deadline for doing so
out the voting rights in your state to ensure you (and your friends and
family) aren’t turned away on Election Day.
to stay on the alert. Please, do all you can to spread the word.
Thank you for all you do,
Anthony D. Romero