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By Chris deLaubenfels, Director of Policy and Communications, Let America Vote North Carolina still gerrymandered A three-judge panel in North Carolina ruled that a congressional district map drawn recently drawn by lawmakers will stand for 2020. This came after North Carolina’s former congressional map was thrown out for being an extreme partisan gerrymander. While the […]

By Chris deLaubenfels, Director of Policy and Communications, Let America Vote Voting rights in the Democratic debate We finally heard from several candidates on voting rights in Wednesday’s Democratic presidential primary debate in Atlanta. This was the first time moderators have asked a question about the right to vote. Here is what we heard from […]

By Porsha White, National Political Director, Let America Vote On the campaign trail, 2020 Democratic presidential candidates have repeated the refrain that, if it weren’t for voter suppression, Stacey Abrams would be the governor of Georgia.  “Let’s say this loud and clear — without voter suppression, Stacey Abrams would be the governor of Georgia,” says […]

A look into how well states are protecting fair, free and accessible elections By Chris deLaubenfels, Director of Policy and Communications, Let America Vote Let America Vote is fighting to protect voting rights across the United States. That’s why we’ve compiled this analysis to reveal how well states are actually doing to promote fair and […]

By Chris deLaubenfels, Director of Policy and Communications, Let America Vote Bevin concedes in Kentucky: Time for voting rights restoration After over a week of pouting and making up voter fraud conspiracy theories, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin finally conceded defeat to Governor-elect Andy Beshear. This is a major win for Democrats in Kentucky, and should […]

By Chris deLaubenfels, Director of Policy and Communications, Let America Vote Flipping awesome: Virginia goes blue On Tuesday, Virginia voters flipped both chambers of the Virginia General Assembly! With control of the House of Delegates, Senate, and governorship, Virginia will now be able to implement measures to improve access to the ballot and promote free […]