These registration increases are found in big and small states, as well as states with different partisan makeups.
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Automatic Voter Registration Laws Transform How People Register to Vote

NNPA NEWSWIRE — In the past five years, 15 states and the District of Columbia have adopted automatic voter registration (AVR). Three states — Connecticut, Utah, and New Mexico — have adopted something very close to AVR, according to the Brennan Center report. […read more]

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Congress has the power and responsibility to ensure that every American can exercise their franchise. (Photo: iStockphoto / NNPA)
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Congress Traveling the Country to Hear Evidence of Voting Rights Violations

NNPA NEWSWIRE — Some of the violations that have been reported include closed polling places, new limitations on voter registration and removal of names from voter lists. The Supreme Court’s 2013 decision in Shelby County v. Holder invalidated key provisions of the Voting Rights Act while acknowledging the persistence of voter discrimination. Following the Court’s decision, which, as a practical matter, eliminated preclearance requirements under the Voting Rights Act, hundreds of voting rights violations have been reported. […read more]