Missing Voter Project State Resources

Community-based, worker-friendly, and faith-based local organizations can use the resources listed below to aid in efforts to motivate citizen involvement, expand voter registration, combat voter suppression, eliminate election day logistical barriers to voting, and monitor local election procedures.

Alabama Voting Rights Organizations

 

American Civil Liberties Union of Alabama

https://www.aclualabama.org/

The ACLU of Alabama is a private, nonpartisan organization that works to protect and defend the civil rights and civil liberties of the people of Alabam.

 

League of Women Voters of Alabama

https://www.lwval.org

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political membership organization which builds citizen participation in the democratic process and engages communities in promoting positive solutions to public policy issues through education and advocacy.

 

Alabama Voting Rights Project

https://www.alabamavotingrights.com

The Alabama Voting Rights Project is a coordinated effort of the Campaign Legal Center and the Southern Poverty Law Center. The statewide Project advocacy work is dedicated to finding and assisting eligible citizens with registration, including citizens who are eligible to have their voting rights restored.

 

Vote.org

https://www.vote.org/state/alabama/

The Vote.org Alabama Election Center website provides comprehensive, up to date information about voter registration, poll sites, absentee ballots, early voting and Alabama Voter ID requirements. Alabamians can also register to vote, check registration status and request an absentee ballot from this website.

New Jersey Voting Rights Organizations

ACLU of New Jersey

https://www.aclu-nj.org/theissues/electionsvoting

Legal advocacy organization engaged in litigation, legislative advocacy and public education to protect the rights of New Jersey voters.

 

League of Women Voters of New Jersey

http://new-lwvnj.webflow.io/

The LWVNJ works to register voters, provide voters with nonpartisan election information and conducts education forums, candidate forums and debates.

 

New Jersey Citizen Action

https://njcitizenaction.org

NJCA is a statewide grassroots organization fighting for social, racial and economic justice. 

NJCA supports measures to modernize New Jerseys’ voting laws.

 

New Jersey Department of State Voter Registration Information

https://www.state.nj.us/state/elections/voting-information.html

Provides eligibility requirements, deadlines and links to registration forms for every county in the state.

 

New York Voting Rights Organizations

League of Women Voters of New York State

https://my.lwv.org/new-york-state

The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.

 

New York Civil Liberties Union (ACLU affiliate)

https://www.nyclu.org/

NYCLU is a not-for-profit, nonpartisan organization with eight chapters and regional offices and more than 160,000 members, whose mission is to defend and promote the fundamental principles and values embodied in the Bill of Rights, the U.S. Constitution, and the New York Constitution, including the right to vote, for all New Yorkers.

 

New York Disability Vote Network

http://www.nydvn.org/

New York Disability Vote Network (NYDVN) was established by the Center for Disability Rights in 2013. The nonpartisan voting initiative is geared towards people with disabilities and people supportive of disability-related issues in the state of New York.

 

New York PIRG

https://www.nypirg.org/vote/

NYPIRG is committed to ensuring that political participation is available and accessible to all eligible New Yorkers. Over the past four decades, NYPIRG’s non-partisan voter mobilization campaign has guarded and fought to expand the rights of voters in New York through community outreach, advocacy, media work and litigation.

 

Ohio Voting Rights Organizations

American Civil Liberties Union Ohio

https://www.acluohio.org/

Legal advocacy to protect voting rights in Ohio. Currently representing voters in a challenge to Ohio’s voting districts. 

 

Northeast Ohio Voter Advocates

https://nova-ohio.org/

NOVA uses its own research to maximize voter accessibility for all qualified individuals and improve local and state election laws. NOVA has registered thousands of under-represented voters in food pantries, social service agencies, supermarkets, libraries, correctional facilities, schools, and a local university. 

 

Ohio Organizing Collaborative

http://ohorganizing.org/

The strongest statewide community and voter engagement network in Ohio, bringing together community and faith organizations, labor unions and policy groups. The OOC works on civic engagement and voter registration initiatives.

 

Ohio Voter Rights Coalition

https://www.facebook.com/OhioVoterRightsCoalition/

A coalition of nonprofit voting advocate organizations in Ohio dedicated to ensuring that all eligible Ohio citizens maintain the right to vote in every election.

Oklahoma Voting Rights Organizations

 

ACLU of Oklahoma

https://www.acluok.org/

The ACLU defends the civil rights and freedoms granted by the Bill of Rights, including voting rights.

 

League of Women Voters of Oklahoma

http://lwvok.org/

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy. 

 

Native Vote

http://www.nativevote.org/

A nonpartisan organization focused on mobilizing the Native American population to vote through voter registration and get-out-the-vote initiatives.

 

Oklahoma State Election Board

https://www.ok.gov/elections/Voter_Info/Register_to_Vote/

Provides information on voter registration including eligibility requirements, deadlines, registration forms and links to online registration.

Pennsylvania Voting Rights Organizations

ACLU Pennsylvania

https://www.aclupa.org/issues/votingissues

The ACLU of Pennsylvania is committed to ensuring that all citizens are able to cast their votes and have them accurately counted. The ACLU has routinely represented voters and candidates in order to protect the right to vote and the right to participate in a fair election process.

 

Committee of Seventy

https://seventy.org/

The Committee of Seventy advocates for policies and programs that improve the voting experience, increase the competitiveness of elections and protect the integrity of elections. The organization focuses exclusively on Philadelphia. 

 

Disability Voting Coalition of Pennsylvania

http://www.padvc.com/

The Disability Voting Coalition is a project of Disability Rights Pennsylvania. They work to promote voter registration, voting and civic engagement by people with disabilities, their families and allies. They have a strong focus on voting rights, access to voting, accessible polling places, and voter education.

 

Keystone Votes 

http://www.keystonevotes.org/

Keystone Votes is a nonpartisan coalition of advocacy and community organizations joined together to launch a coordinated campaign to update Pennsylvania’s election system. Its members represent communities across Pennsylvania from seniors and working people to immigrants, people with disabilities and faith leaders. Coalition members include leading Pennsylvania-based and national voting advocates and election administration experts.

 

Public Interest Law Center

https://www.pubintlaw.org/

The Public Interest Law Center is a legal advocacy organization to advance the civic, social and economic rights of communities in the Philadelphia area. They work to every citizen’s right to vote by modernizing Pennsylvania’s election system and challenging discriminatory barriers to the ballot box.

Texas Voting Rights Organizations

American Civil Liberties Union of Texas

https://www.aclutx.org/en/issues/voting-rights

The ACLU of Texas defends the civil rights and civil liberties of all people in Texas, in courtrooms, at the state legislature, and in large and small communities throughout the Lone Star State.

 

League of Women Voters of Texas

https://my.lwv.org/texas

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political membership organization which builds citizen participation in the democratic process and engages communities in promoting positive solutions to public policy issues through education and advocacy.

 

Texas Civil Rights Project

https://texascivilrightsproject.org/our-work/voting-rights/

The Texas Civil Rights Project focuses its work on tackling the systemic issues that suppress voting rights in Texas –from voter registration to the moment an individual casts their ballot. Through legal advocacy, TCRP is turning the tide on the state’s abysmal voting rights record.

 

Texas Educators Vote

http://texaseducatorsvote.com/

Texas Educators Vote is a non-partisan partnership-based 501c3 working to create a culture of voting in Texas public schools. We support educators in their efforts to model civic engagement for students.

Virginia Voting Rights Organizations

ACLU of Virginia

https://acluva.org/en/know-your-rights/2017-voters-rights

The ACLU of Virginia is dedicated to protecting and expanding the freedom to vote. Provides voting rights information, election day hotline, and voter registration information.

 

League of Women Voters of Virginia

https://lwv-va.org/

The LWV works to encourage informed and active participation in government and influence public policy through education and advocacy. They are working actively to restore voting rights to convicted felons in Virginia.

 

Spread the Vote

https://www.spreadthevote.org/virginia/

Many local chapters across Virginia work to help voters obtain the ID necessary to meet state requirements.

 

Virginia Department of Elections

https://www.elections.virginia.gov/registration/voter-rights-responsibilities/index.html

Provides Virginia voters with voter registration information, voter rights and responsibilities, and information about voter registration drives and local registration offices.

 

 

 

 

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