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Nearly 400,000 Low-Income Ohioans Apply to Register to Vote Print E-mail
July 23, 2013
 
Because of a Successful Lawsuit by Project Vote and other Voting Rights Groups, Ohio Public Agencies Continue to Show Significant Gains in Voter Registration
 
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Nearly 400,000 low-income Ohioans applied to register to vote, or updated their existing registrations, at public agency offices in 2011–2012, according to a new report released by the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC). This represents a continuation of dramatic increases in applications that has resulted from a successful lawsuit brought by voting rights groups to bring the state into compliance with the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) of 1993. Since settling the lawsuit in 2009, Ohio’s trend has been significant gains in voter registrations at public agencies. 
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This chart displays the numbers of voter registration applications collected by public agencies in the state of Ohio as reported to the EAC. In the years following Project Vote and its partners’ 2006 notice to the state about lack of compliance with the NVRA, the state saw an uptick in registrations.
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Nearly 53,000 Low-Income Indianans Apply to Register to Vote Print E-mail
July 23, 2013
 
Because of a Successful Lawsuit by Project Vote and other Voting Rights Groups, Indiana Public Agencies Continue to Show Significant Gains in Voter Registration
 
INDIANAPOLIS – Nearly 53,000 low-income Indianans applied to register to vote, or updated their existing registrations, at public agency offices in 2011–2012, according to a new report released by the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC). This represents a continuation of dramatic increases in applications resulting from a successful lawsuit brought by voting rights groups to bring the state into compliance with the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) of 1993. Since settling the lawsuit in 2011, Indiana’s trend has been significant gains in voter registrations at public agencies. 
 
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This chart displays the numbers of voter registration applications collected by public agencies in the state of Indiana as reported to the EAC. 
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Nearly 30,000 Low-Income Louisianans Apply to Register to Vote Print E-mail
July 17, 2013

Because of a Successful Lawsuit by Voting Rights Groups, Louisiana Public Agencies Show Significant Gains in Voter Registration
 
BATON ROUGE – Nearly 30,000 low-income Louisianans have recently applied to register to vote at public agency offices, according to a new report released by the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC). This represents a dramatic increase in applications and is the result of a successful lawsuit brought by voting rights groups to bring the state into compliance with the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) of 1993. 
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Nearly 18,000 Low-Income Georgians Apply to Register to Vote Print E-mail
July 17, 2013

Project Vote Lawsuit Yields Dramatic Increase in Voter Registrations at State Agencies
 
ATLANTA – Nearly 18,000 low-income Georgians have recently applied to register to vote at public agency offices, according to a new report released by the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC). This represents a dramatic increase in applications and is the result of a successful lawsuit brought by voting rights groups to bring the state into compliance with the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) of 1993. 
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Voting Rights Act Ruling a Setback for Our Great Democracy Print E-mail
Project Vote Statement on Shelby County v. Holder Decision

June 25, 2013

Today, the Supreme Court of the United States issued its decision in Shelby County v. Holder, ruling that Section 4(b) of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 (VRA) is unconstitutional. Project Vote Executive Director Michael Slater issued the following statement:
 
“Today’s ruling is a significant setback for voting rights in our great democracy. The Voting Rights Act remains one of the most important achievements of the civil rights movement, and for almost 50 years has been a vital tool to protect real voters from losing their right to cast a ballot. 
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