We Vote. We Count.

Voting Rights Peoples Hearing and Reception

October 3rd, 6-9PM

1150 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30309

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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

Florida
FL
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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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Virginia
VA
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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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Ohio
OH
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In Cleveland, Ohio, with the recent voter ID law changes, provisional ballot rules. This led to a large number of people's votes not counting in recent elections.

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Indiana
IN
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I recruited several homeless people to put voting education material on cars parked outside a local grocery store. We had pre-approval from the grocery store. Nevertheless, police gave one of my

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Indiana
IN
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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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