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Voting & Elections 11.10.2021

Grassroots Coalition Holds “Time to Act” Rally Urging Senator Portman to Support National Voting Rights Legislation

Today, a diverse grassroots coalition held a rally and delivered a letter to Sen. Rob Portman’s office, telling him that it’s “time to act” on the Freedom to Vote Act and the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act. The event was part of a national week of action happening while U.S. Senators are home on their legislative break, designed to pressure them to reform the filibuster if necessary to pass critical voting rights legislation.

Voting & Elections 06.30.2021

Voting Rights Coalition Calls on Governor to Veto Trio of Anti-Democratic Riders in Budget Bill

Today, the Ohio Voter Rights Coalition, a coalition that includes Common Cause Ohio, ACLU Ohio, All Voting Is Local, and the League of Women Voters of Ohio, sent a letter to Governor Mike DeWine urging him to veto three provisions that undermine the state’s ability to hold free and fair elections, embedded within HB 110, the state operating budget bill.

Voting & Elections 03.29.2019

How Ohio Can Expand Voting Rights

Voting is the foundation of our democracy. It is the right upon which all of our other rights depend. Generations of Americans fought and died for our right to vote, the freedom to choose our leaders, and the right to speak up for our beliefs. It’s important that we honor these sacrifices and ensure that no American is unfairly denied the right to vote.

Voting & Elections 09.23.2016

Voting Rights Advocates Respond to Court Ruling On Purged Voters

A coalition of voting rights advocates applauded a court ruling today that found the state has improperly removed hundreds of thousands of voters from the registration rolls ahead of the 2016 Presidential Election.

Voting & Elections 05.25.2016

Voting Advocates to the Ohio House: Don’t put a price tag on voting

Columbus, OH – Voting advocates urged legislators to back off a fast-tracked bill that would stymie judges’ ability to ensure that all voters have equal opportunity to cast their ballot in the 2016 Presidential Election.

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