SECURING JUSTICE FOR ALL
The national, nonpartisan Election Protection coalition works year-round to ensure that all voters have an equal opportunity to vote and have that vote count. Made up of more than 100 local, state and national partners, Election Protection uses a wide range of tools and activities to protect, advance and defend the right to vote.
Thank you to all who joined us for the live streamed 20th Anniversary A. Leon Higginbotham Award Event. It was a dynamic event, with honorees who are true champions of causes of diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice. If you were not able to join us live, you are still able to access and watch the event here.
The United States Postal Service delivers much more than letters and packages- it’s how Americans receive their medication, file taxes, pay bills, vote, and much more. It is a way for low-income families or those who live in the most rural areas to send and receive the mail with ease. It is an institution that holds this nation together.
The national, nonpartisan Election Protection coalition works year-round to ensure that all voters have an equal opportunity to vote and have that vote count. Made up of more than 100 local, state and national partners, Election Protection uses a wide range of tools and activities to protect, advance and defend the right to vote. Election Protection provides Americans from coast to coast with comprehensive information and assistance at all stages of voting – from registration, to absentee and early voting, to casting a vote at the polls, to overcoming obstacles to their participation. Election Protection helps voters make sure their vote is counted through a number of resources, including: A suite of voter helplines, Voter Protection field programs across the country, and digital outreach tools. Throughout the election cycle we’re working tirelessly to protect the vote.
Fair & Free Elections
Blog, Press Releases & Newsclips
(Williamsport, Penn.) - Federal district court Judge Matthew Brann today dismissed a lawsuit brought by President Donald Trump’s campaign for reelection against Pennsylvania Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar and seven counties, dealing another blow to the president’s...
(Washington, D.C.) - The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law and co-counsel filed an opposition motion to dismiss last night in Black Lives Matter D.C. v. Trump, after several defendants filed motions to dismiss the case. The case seeks to hold Attorney...
Fed. Judge Turns Out the Lights in Ga. on Attempts to Halt Certification of State’s Election Results
(ATLANTA) - U.S. District Judge Steven Grimberg rebuffed a last-minute lawsuit by L. Lin Wood seeking to block the state of Georgia from certifying its election results. The following is statement from Kristen Clarke, president and executive director, Lawyers’...
Constitutional Rights Not Welcome in Alamance County? ‘I Am Change’ March Organizer Charged with Felony
(Graham, N.C.) - Reverend Gregory Drumwright is being served with new felony criminal charges by the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office tonight related to the Oct. 31 “I Am Change” march. Two other members of Justice 4 the Next Generation are also being served with new...
Voting Barriers Fueled Record Number of Calls into Election Protection Hotline During 2020 Election Season
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – More than 228,800 callers accessed the 866-OUR-VOTE Election Protection hotline between Jan. 1 and Election Day. The Election Protection hotline provided front-line support for voters across the country throughout the 2020 election cycle. The top...
Brief Finds Diversity in the Federal Judiciary Does Not Accurately Reflect United States’ Demographics
Federal and state courts have historically failed to reflect the racial, ethnic and gender diversity of the United States, with a significantly higher proportion of white and male judges on the federal bench than the reflected population, a new brief released by...