We Vote. We Count.

Voting Rights Report Release

November 25th, 2019

The Racial Equity Anchors Collaborative are planning to release a groundbreaking voting rights report, which will be available for download on this site.

If you have any questions, please use the contact link below.

It’s time for the United States to adopt sound policies that include full voter protection at the polls. Fight for change.

Make It Count

Voting interference doesn’t just affect us at the polls—it affects our neighborhoods, families, and way of life. Both the 2020 Presidential Election AND the 2020 U.S. Census report provide an opportunity for voters to let their voices be heard, and their families are counted. Crucial decisions are made based on data from the U.S. Census report —including how schools, fire departments, and other public services in our communities are funded, and how we’re represented in the United States Congress. Communities of color have historically been underrepresented in the voting booth and in U.S. Census, with devastating consequences. In 2020, let’s make our vote count at the polls—AND in the U.S. Census.

Field Hearings: Voting Rights and Election Administration

The Subcommittee on Elections of the Committee on House Administration will hold field hearings on Voting Rights and Election Administration. Come and share your personal experiences of voting rights. More event details to come.

People's Hearings

Community meetings are being held in select communities across the country to give a voice to those who have experienced voting rights interference.

About WeVoteWeCount.org

WeVoteWeCount.org is a digital platform designed to give voters a place to share stories of interference at the polls, difficulties registering to vote, and other barriers to voting. WeVoteWeCount.org will shed light on unfair practices and spark change ahead of the 2020 Presidential Election and 2020 Census so that every voice is heard and counted.

Stories of Voter Suppression

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I walked into the polling place along with my wife and handed the poll worker my card and they went through the rolls and told me that I wasn't in

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I turned 18 in 2000. In Hampton, Va., I attempted to vote for the first time. However, I was not educated on voting rights. I was turned away from voting because

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I was able to vote, but had issues with my address despite having updated it. At my polling place, I had to stand off to the side for 30 minutes

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The first time that my friends attempted to vote, they encountered many people that attempted to discourage them from voting. They were provided with an enormous amount of false information.

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Thousands of voters will be purged from the roster within the next three months. Our NAACP branch is working on alerting those individuals.