We Vote. We Count.

Your Right. Your Vote.

The right to vote cannot be unjustly denied. If you have had trouble voting we want the world to hear your story.

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 be 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 and beyond (elections at both the local, state and national level occur all the time!), let’s make our vote count at the polls—AND in the U.S. Census.

We Collected Your Stories

People's Hearings

Community meetings were held over the last year in select communities across the country to give a voice to those who have experienced voting rights interference.

Field Hearings: Voting Rights and Election Administration

The Subcommittee on Elections of the Committee on House Administration held field hearings on Voting Rights and Election Administration. People shared personal experiences of voting rights violations. 

There is Still Time for You to Raise Your Voice

If you have a story of experiencing voter rights interference, please share it with us now.

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Read the Report

We Vote, We Count: The Need For Congressional Action To Secure The Right To Vote For All Citizens 

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Stories of Voter Suppression

North Dakota
ND
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North Dakota landscape

Terry Yellow Fat shares his home on the Standing Rock reservation in North Dakota with his wife, his son and his nephew. 

All four of them, he says, have different

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Maryland
MD
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Statue of Liberty

David Waller, who was formerly incarcerated, looked forward to July 2, 2007, when he and his 18-year-old son handed in their voter registration applications together. “I’d like to set a

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Utah
UT
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Moutain and Road

In Navajo Mountain, Utah, there is a small post office in the chapter house that is located in Utah. However, it uses a Tonalea, Arizona zip code because it is

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Georgia
GA
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I Voted stickers

Erika Underwood Jackson is an airline gate agent in Fulton County, GA. She waited 5 hours to vote on election day. She documented the long lines at her polling place

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Wisconsin
WI
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Vote Buttons On Table

In Wisconsin, at locations where there are large Native American communities, ‘they will have a police officer kind of sit in a parking lot of places, whether that’s the grocery

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