By Chris deLaubenfels, Director of Policy and Communications, Let America Vote Lies and Racial Gerrymandering The unearthed files of GOP gerrymandering mastermind Thomas Hofeller continue to reveal the extent of Republicans’ lies in implementing anti-voter policies. First, Hofeller’s files shed light on the true origin of the racist, pro-Republican citizenship question on the 2020 census. […]

By Chris deLaubenfels The 2020 Census: Advantageous to Republicans and Whites Last week, news broke that Thomas Hofeller, the GOP strategist behind Republicans’ gerrymandering strategy, was the driving force behind adding a citizenship question to the 2020 Census. Hofeller wrote that adding a citizenship question “would be advantageous to Republicans and non-Hispanic whites.” Hofeller later […]

Washington, D.C. — Let America Vote President Abe Rakov released the following statement on the Let NC Vote Act (House Bill 589) and Senate Bill 495: “North Carolina has been a hotbed of voter suppression and gerrymandering, so it’s great to see legislators pushing pro-democracy policies to clean up elections in the state. This commonsense legislation would […]

Washington, D.C. — Let America Vote President Abe Rakov released the following statement on the series of election reform bills moving forward in Colorado: “With the passage of these pro-voter, anti-corruption bills, Colorado will improve on its reputation as a national leader in voter inclusion and election integrity. This legislative package expands automatic voter registration and voter access, increases […]

By George Hornedo, Senior Policy Advisor, Let America Vote As legislative sessions across the country start to wind down, we wanted to provide a look at some of the highs and lows this year when it comes to voting rights. 2019 has brought great progress in expanding access to the ballot box. According to the […]

A message from Let America Vote Board Chairman Abe Rakov, Executive Director Suzy Smith and Senior Advisor Brendan Summers Let America Vote’s boots-on-the-ground-model for advancing voting rights and electing progressive, pro-democracy candidates paid dividends once again on Tuesday, delivering big wins across our five targeted states. In New Hampshire, Democrats won back the state House […]