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Golden Opportunity From the Golden State

Hans Johnson | Posted 06.14.2014 | Politics
Hans Johnson

It took cajoling for California to take a healthy step forward to help more people register to vote. It will take a chorus of community voices, now and in the weeks to come, to maximize the grassroots response and maintain the momentum.

Celebrating the NVRA: 20 Years of Increasing Access to the Vote

Elisabeth MacNamara | Posted 07.17.2013 | Politics
Elisabeth MacNamara

Monday, May 20, marks the 20th anniversary of the National Voter Registration Act, the monumental legislation that protects and enhances the ability of Americans to register to vote.

Protecting Voting Rights Is Not "Crazy"

Spencer Overton | Posted 05.19.2013 | Politics
Spencer Overton

I attended yesterday's U.S. Supreme Court oral argument in the Arizona voter registration case. The argument went well generally, but Justice Alito suggested the Justices would create a "crazy" double standard by requiring that Arizona election officials accept the federal registration form. Alito's concerns are unwarranted.

Ryan J. Reilly

Supreme Court Voter Registration Case: Justices Weigh Proof Of Citizenship

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 03.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court on Monday weighed whether the state of Arizona should be allowed to create additional hurdles to voting that go beyond...

The Fight for the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA): "It's Now Up to Us to See That It Gets Done"

Elisabeth MacNamara | Posted 05.11.2013 | Politics
Elisabeth MacNamara

Commonly known as the "Motor Voter Act," the NVRA streamlined voter registration. If the Supreme Court rules against the NVRA, states would be free to pass laws that could restrict voter registration activities and thereby prevent eligible citizens from registering to vote.

Does the 47 Percent Vote? A Note on Perfect Voter Turnout

Steve Fenberg | Posted 11.25.2012 | Denver
Steve Fenberg

Today, September 25, thousands of people across the country and hundreds here in Colorado are celebrating National Voter Registration Day.

Janell Ross

Florida Set To Fight U.S. Over Voter Purge

HuffingtonPost.com | Janell Ross | Posted 06.07.2012 | Latino Voices

Florida election officials responded late Wednesday to a Department of Justice warning to quit purging suspected non-citizens from state voter rolls w...