Established in 1965, the Voting Rights Project has worked to protect the gains in political participation since passage of the historic Voting Rights Act (VRA) that same year. Since its inception, the Voting Rights Project has aggressively and successfully challenged efforts that dilute minority voting strength or obstruct the ability of minority communities to elect candidates of their choice.
April 17, 2012- In a decision of national significance, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit today ruled that voter registration provisions of Arizona’s Proposition 200 violate the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (NVRA). 
A federal district court has granted the American Civil Liberties Union’s motion to intervene in a suit brought by Arizona challenging a section of the federal Voting Rights Act that helps ensure voting rights are protected.
  Contacto: Alessandra Soler al (602) 301-3705 (celular) /602-650-1854 (oficina) PHOENIX – Arizona es uno de 8 estados en la nación que revoca los derechos civiles (incluyendo el derecho al voto) de las personas que cometen ciertos delitos graves y no los reestablece automáticamente tras cumplir sentencia.
The American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of Arizona filed a motion in a Washington, D.C. federal court today to intervene in the state of Arizona’s challenge to the federal Voting Rights Act (VRA).
PHOENIX – A restrictive Arizona law helped invalidate thousands of ballots cast in the 2008 election, a new report by the ACLU of Arizona shows. 
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, in Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, Inc. (ITCA) v. Bennett, No. 08-17115, the Ninth Circuit of Appeals issued a 2-1 opinion which found that Arizona's documentary proof of citizenship requirement for all new voter registrants violates the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) because the NVRA mandates that states "shall accept and use" the federal voter registration form without additional documentation requirements.  
PHOENIX - The American Civil Liberties Union is arguing before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals today that the right to vote should be restored to people with felony convictions in Arizona who have served their terms of prison, parole and probation but are disfranchised because they owe money to the state or because they committed certain offenses not commonly considered serious felonies. 
PHOENIX – On the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), the American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona released a report showing how thousands of Arizonans may be denied their fundamental right to vote.   
PHOENIX – Local community leaders representing a broad coalition of non-profit groups from across the Valley will host a "Voting Rights Restoration Fair" on September 13 to help people with felony convictions – who have already served their time – regain their right to vote.
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