State Voting Laws

HERE IS WHAT HAPPENED IN 2018 ACROSS THE COUNTRY THAT IS MAKING IT HARDER FOR PEOPLE TO VOTE

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New Jersey

Let America Vote endorsed Phil Murphy for governor in 2017.

 

New Mexico

Let America Vote endorsed Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver for re-election in 2018.

Nevada

In 2018, Let America Vote knocked 36,212 doors and made 8,163 calls to help flip 4 state legislative seats and help elect 13 voting-rights champions. Additionally, Let America Vote knocked doors to help pass an automatic voter registration ballot initiative.

Targeted 2018 races:
Senate District 8: 2,559 doors for Marilyn Dondero-Loop (flip)
Senate District 9: 8,338 doors for Melanie Scheible (flip)
Assembly District 29: 2,669 doors for Lesley Cohen (hold)
Assembly District 35: 4,890 doors for Michelle Gorelow (hold)
Assembly District 41: 1,341 doors for Sandra Jauregui (hold)
Clark County Commission: 6,007 doors for Justin Jones (hold)
We also took door knocking shifts for Lt. Governor-elect Kate Marshall (flip), Attorney General-elect Aaron Ford (flip), and the successful Automatic Voter Registration ballot initiative.
Let America Vote was proud to endorse Steve Sisolak for Governor because of his commitment to advancing voting rights
We knocked doors on a more limited basis for Connie Munk (Assembly District 4), Brittney Miller (Assembly District 5), Steve Yeager (Assembly District 9), Skip Daly (Assembly District 31) and Shea Backus (Assembly District 37).

Our boots-on-the-ground team is continuing operations in Nevada in 2019 and 2020 to fight for pro-voting measures: letamericavote.org/2019expansion

California

Let America Vote endorsed Secretary of State Alex Padilla for re-election in 2018.

North Carolina

Our boots-on-the-ground team is expanding operations to North Carolina in 2019 and 2020 to fight for pro-voting measures: letamericavote.org/2019expansion

Wisconsin

Our boots-on-the-ground team is expanding operations to Wisconsin in 2019 and 2020 to fight for pro-voting measures: letamericavote.org/2019expansion

Virginia

In 2017, Let America Vote knocked over 194,000 doors and made over 31,000 calls to help flip 7 seats and elect 9 leaders to the Assembly.

Let America Vote’s boots-on-the-ground team will return to Virginia in 2019 to help deliver a pro-democracy majority in the state Senate and Assembly in order to expand access to voting rights. 

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Our boots-on-the-ground team is re-launching operations in Virginia in 2019 to fight for pro-voting measures: letamericavote.org/2019expansion

Tennessee

In 2018, Let America Vote knocked 42,379 doors and made 74,976 calls to help flip two seats in the Tennessee General Assembly. Bob Freeman (District 56) and Gloria Johnson (District 13) will work to safeguard access to the ballot box in Tennessee.

New Hampshire

In 2017, Let America Vote sent a rapid response team to help elect Joyce Craig the next Mayor of Manchester. Our team knocked on over 9,400 doors to help flip this seat for the first time in nearly a decade.Earlier in 2017, Let America Vote endorsed several successful candidates for the state legislature with digital ads. We helped flip two state house districts by electing Charlie St. Clair and Edie DesMarais, while successfully holding the competitive 16th Senate District by running digital ads to help elect elect of Kevin Cavanaugh.

In 2018, Let America Vote knocked 80,681 doors and made 58,394 calls helping to flip two dozen state legislative seats in New Hampshire. Let America Vote’s boots-on-the-ground team was integral to helping flip New Hampshire’s House and Senate — ending the Republican trifecta which was responsible for passing two voter-suppression bills in 2017 and 2018.

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Targeted 2018 races:
Senate District 12: 2,959 doors for Melanie Levesque (flip)
Senate District 16: 5,333 doors for Kevin Cavanaugh (hold)
Senate District 24: 4,150 doors for Tom Sherman (flip)
House District BEL03: 1,232 doors for David Huot (hold)
House District BEL09: 2,304 doors for Charlie St. Clair (hold)
House District HIL13: 2,563 doors for Kathy Desjardin (hold)
House District HIL14: 1,071 doors for Mary Freitas (hold) and Mary Heath (hold)
House District HIL15: 2,622 doors for Erika Connors (hold)
House District HIL17: 2,181 doors for Heidi Hamer (hold) and Timothy Smith (hold)
House District HIL19: 3,373 doors for Ken Snow (hold) and Bob Backus (hold)
House District HIL22: 3,695 doors for Megan Murray (hold) and Julie Radhakrishnan (flip)
House District HIL23: 4,718 doors for Paul Dargie (flip), Peter Petrigno (flip) and Joelle Martin (hold)
House District HIL30: 2,692 doors for Sherry Dutzy (flip), Suzanne Vail (hold) and Patricia Klee (hold)
House District HIL32: 2,963 doors for Allison Nutting-Wong (flip), Michael Pedersen (flip) and Dan Toomey (flip)
House District HIL34: 2,646 doors for Greg Indruk (flip), Deb Stevens (hold) and Catherine Sofikitis (hold)
House District HIL43: 3,634 doors for Richard Komi (flip), Ben Baroody (hold) and Chris Herbert (hold)
House District HIL45: 5,554 doors for Jane Beaulieu (hold) and Connie Van Houten (hold)
House District MER03: 3,055 doors for Joyce May Fulweiler (flip)
House District MER09: 2,623 doors for George Saunderson (flip) and Howard Moffett (hold)
House District MER20: 3,000 doors for David Doherty (hold) and Dianne Schuett (hold)
House District MER23: 4,200 doors for Samantha Fox (flip), Gary Woods (flip) and Mary Beth Walz (hold)
House District ROC09: 1,278 doors for Mark Vallone (flip)
House District ROC21: 9,864 doors for Patricia Bushway (flip), Tom Loughman (flip), Mike Edgar (hold), and Renny Cushing (hold)
House District STR04: 2,865 doors for Cassandra Levesque (flip) and Matthew Towne (hold)
House District STR18: 1,174 doors for Gerri Cannon (flip), Wendy Chase (hold) and Cecilia Rich (hold)
House District STR25: 2,865 doors for Amanda Gourgue (hold)
House District SUL09: 1,571 doors for Linda Tanner (hold)
We also knocked doors on a more limited basis for Sandy Swinburn in House District CHE10, Lee Oxenham and Brian Sullivan House District SUL01, Barry Faulkner and Jennie Gomarlo in House District CHE12, David Coursin in House District ROC01, and Larry Laflamme, Yvonne Thomas and Henry Noel in House District COO03.

Our boots-on-the-ground team is continuing operations in New Hampshire in 2019 and 2020 to fight for pro-voting measures: letamericavote.org/2019expansion

Missouri

Let America Vote endorsed Brianna Lennon for Boone County Clerk in 2018, flipping the seat.

Our boots-on-the-ground team is expanding operations to Missouri in 2019 and 2020 to fight for pro-voting measures: letamericavote.org/2019expansion

Michigan

Let America Vote endorsed Jocelyn Benson for secretary of state in 2018, flipping the seat.

Our boots-on-the-ground team is expanding operations to Michigan in 2019 and 2020 to fight for pro-voting measures: letamericavote.org/2019expansion

Iowa

In 2018, Let America Vote knocked 92,211 doors and made 32,519 calls to help flip 7 seats and elect 9 voting-rights champions to the Iowa state Senate and House.

Senate District 7: 6,312 doors for Jackie Smith (flip)
House District 14: 3,881 doors for Tim Kacena (hold)
House District 38: 14,002 doors for Heather Matson (flip)
House District 39: 9,792 doors for Karin Derry (flip)
House District 42: 16,133 doors for Kristin Sunde (flip)
House District 43: 15,309 doors for Jennifer Konfrst (flip)
House District 44: 10,024 doors for Kenan Judge (flip)
House District 68: 3,528 doors for Molly Donahue (flip)

Our boots-on-the-ground team is continuing operations in Iowa in 2019 and 2020 to fight for pro-voting measures: letamericavote.org/2019expansion

Georgia

In 2018, Let America Vote knocked 58,035 doors and made 51,220 calls to help flip 8 seats and elect 16 voting-rights champions to the Georgia state House and Senate.

Successful 2018 races:
Senate District 6: 24,311 doors for Jen Jordan (hold)
Senate District 38: 1,805 doors for Horacena Tate (hold)
Senate District 40: 16,741 doors for Sally Harrell (flip)
Senate District 48: 1,993 doors for Zahra Karinshak (flip)
House District 40: 9,044 doors for Erick Allen (flip)
House District 51: 2,097 doors for Josh McLaurin (flip)
House District 54: 6,970 doors for Betsy Holland (flip)
House District 79: 5,319 doors for Mike Wilensky (flip)
House District 80: 7,899 doors for Matthew Wilson (flip)
House District 81: 3,803 doors for Scott Holcomb (hold)
House District 95: 3,937 doors for Beth Moore (flip)
At every door in Georgia, we also knocked for gubernatorial nominee Stacey Abrams

Our boots-on-the-ground team is continuing operations in Georgia in 2019 and 2020 to fight for pro-voting measures: letamericavote.org/2019expansion

Colorado

Endorsed Jena Griswold for secretary of state in 2018, helping to flip the seat.

Arizona

Let America Vote endorsed Katie Hobbs for secretary of state in 2018, flipping the seat. 

Our boots-on-the-ground team is expanding operations to Arizona in 2019 and 2020 to fight for pro-voting measures: letamericavote.org/2019expansion