Category: VoteRiders News

Voter ID Story: Montrell in Florida

Voter ID Story: Montrell in Florida

I met Montrell as I was canvassing the streets of Downtown Orlando on a Sunday afternoon with our partner organizations, Bring It Home Florida and Global Shapers. I handed him a flyer and he asked for more information on VoteRiders. After hearing about our voter ID services, M ...

Volunteer Story: Kelly Leffler

Volunteer Story: Kelly Leffler

Meet Kelly Leffler.  Kelly lives in Chicago and started volunteering with VoteRiders in 2019. Kelly knew she needed to act after reading about thousands of people in her home state of Wisconsin who were unable to vote in 2016. She still proudly remembers casting her first ...

5 Tips to make the most of your charitable giving

5 Tips to make the most of your charitable giving

When we do good, we feel good. That's part of why the Holiday Season fills us with warmth - we’re thinking about the people and causes that are important to us, and about how we can give gifts that are meaningful and make the world a better place. No matter which cause you cho ...

Impact of Voter ID Laws on People with Disabilities

Impact of Voter ID Laws on People with Disabilities

-guest post by Michelle Bishop, MSW, Voting Rights Specialist with the National Disability Rights Network As the Voting Rights Specialist for the National Disability Rights Network (NDRN), I coordinate voting rights initiatives in every state, the District of Columbia, Puer ...

Recap: What happened in the LAST election of the decade?

Recap: What happened in the LAST election of the decade?

(art credit: Gregg Deal for Amplifier) As millions of Americans turned out to vote last week, our team was on the ground, on the phone, and online – helping guarantee that eligible voters could cast a ballot that counts. Three quick highlights from Election Day 2019: ...

Are you ready to vote?

Are you ready to vote?

This is your friendly reminder that Tuesday is Election Day! In several states, voters are choosing their next governor, attorney general, secretary of state, and state legislators. Others are voting for local officials or amendments to their state constitutions. These electio ...

Voter ID Story: Patricia in Florida

Voter ID Story: Patricia in Florida

By Jazlyn Gallego, VoteRiders’ Florida Voter ID Coalition Coordinator By the time I met Patricia White at a voter education forum in New Smyrna Beach, she had been trying to obtain a state ID for 10 months. Since moving to Florida from Pennsylvania, she had been repeatedly tur ...

"Do I need a REAL ID to vote?"

“Do I need a REAL ID to vote?”

A REAL ID is not required to vote in any state. However, in some states voters who want to renew or obtain a state photo ID or driver's license (for voting or another purpose) have no choice but to go through the REAL ID process. VoteRiders is tracking the rollout of REAL ID acr ...

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