Category: VoteRiders News

“My Vote” and How It Came About

“My Vote” and How It Came About

Guest post by Diane Namm, Producer, Director, and Writer with Lady of the Canyon Imagine an organization that has examined EVERY SINGLE U.S. State’s voter ID laws and distilled the list of each state’s acceptable documents into a wallet-sized ...

Get your Soul to the Poll, Milwaukee

Get your Soul to the Poll, Milwaukee

Milwaukee is buzzing this summer! Over 100 church congregations are getting involved in “Souls To The Polls Milwaukee” - a city-wide effort to register voters, verify that they have voter ID, and turn out the vote. Anita Johnson,&nb ...

Analysis: Iowa's confusing voter ID rollout

Analysis: Iowa’s confusing voter ID rollout

Iowa rolled out their new voter ID law on a voluntary basis this year. For the primary election on Tuesday, June 5, poll workers asked voters to show one of the specified IDs; but if voters did not have an acceptable ID or declined to show it, they w ...

Adina's Voter ID Story: Frustration at the Wisconsin DMV

Adina’s Voter ID Story: Frustration at the Wisconsin DMV

- by Anita Johnson, VoteRiders' Wisconsin Voter ID Coalition Coordinator Last month I had the opportunity to help a young voter obtain ID to vote in Milwaukee. The case illustrates some of the common obstacles and frustrations that voters, especiall ...

Valentine’s Gift from My Great-Grandfather

Yvonne Moore shares the story of how her great-grandfather inspired her passion for democracy and voting rights. Yvonne Moore is the Principal Advisor at Moore Philanthropy. We are very grateful for the chance to share her story! Have yo ...

New Year = Big News for VoteRiders

New Year = Big News for VoteRiders

Great news! After a country-wide search, we've brought a new Executive Director on board to lead VoteRiders to the next stage of impact and growth in our sixth year of operations. We are thrilled to have Dave Griggs and his deep field organizing and ...

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