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Latest News in voting rights

  • California state Senator Leland Yee seeks to increase access to voting for college students

    California state Senator Leland Yee (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) announced in a press release the introduction of legislation "that would require at least one polling place on every University of California and California State University campus." In addition the bill would "would also encourage polling places on community college campuses when registrars deem there is an adequate demand."

  • Advice for the President's Voting Commission: The good, the bad and the ugly

    In his 2013 State of the Union address, President Obama declared, “We must all do our part to make sure our God-given rights are protected here at home. That includes our most fundamental right as citizens: the right to vote."

    The president should be applauded for raising this issue. However, the decision on voting rights rests with state legislatures, and states are moving in widely varying directions when considering the rights of voters.