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

California
CA
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Vote Here Sign

Some Native voters permanently live in Recreational Vehicles (RVs). However, election officials frequently treat the RVs as mobile vehicles that cannot be used for establishing an address. In northern California

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Georgia
GA
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Red Vote sign

When Marilynn Winn was growing up in the 1950s and 60s, for her, breaking the law wasn’t about disrespect, or being selfish. It was about survival.

“I learned how to

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Rhode Island
RI
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American Flag Against a Brick Building

In 2006, Andres Idarraga was a 28-year-old student at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. At the time, Rhode Island law prohibited individuals with felony convictions from voting until they

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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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