A year ago, the Supreme Court gutted a vital Voting Rights Act protection against discrimination. In response, the National Commission on Voting Rights (NCVR), organized by the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law on behalf the civil rights community, conducted nationwide hearings to collect testimony about recent voting discrimination and election administration challenges and opportunities across all fifty states.Learn More
California voters, activists and experts shared their experiences and research on voting in the state, showing that more work is needed to expand access.
A state-by-state overview of voting and registration data, minority elected officials numbers and a comprehensive catalogue of voting discrimination court cases and Department of Justice objections.
Why the Supreme Court got it wrong. This comprehensive report on voting discrimination, laws and practices and their impact on minority voters makes the case for continued federal oversight.