Voter Stories

Our voices matter. As we approach the 2020 election, we must share our stories to spark change.

Georgia
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Georgia Sign

There’s a consequence of felony disenfranchisement beyond just keeping people off the voting list. These laws can cause fear and confusion. Four years ago Kerry Bird was called before the

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Tennessee
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Liberty Bell

Because you went to prison, you feel like you’re not fully vested, like a second class citizen,” he said. “But when you’re afforded the opportunity to vote, you think, ‘Yes

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Georgia
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Georgia Sign

Which brings me to the events of October 15th, 2018 in Jefferson County, Georgia. We began our day of the voter mobilization rally at a senior center. We shared our

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Georgia
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Bobby is a retired school superintendent and local Democratic Party chair who sounded the alarm when he read that 7 of the 9 Randolph County precincts were going to be

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Georgia
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You've heard the testimony of the precinct closures. What we call the postcard trick. We see quite a few of what we call whack-a-mole, which on election day they will

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Georgia
GA
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Jennifer Hill is an Army veteran and former police officer. She is one of the 10% of the Thunderbolt County population knocked off the role in the summer of 2017

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North Carolina
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older black man at voting booth outside

On the eve of the 2016 election, during the 30 days before election day, a challenge was made to the registration of 100-year-old Grace Bell Hardison, based on an unreturned

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Georgia
GA
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Vote Buttons On Table

Niya Ray is a sophomore and political science major at Spelman College from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Even though she was registered to vote on campus, she was turned away because of

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Alabama
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​​​​​​Escambia County voters experienced a significant number of voters whose names were mysteriously discovered absent from the roster during the midterm election in 2018, as well as the presidential election

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Georgia
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Kiara Jackson is a student at Albany State University and was recently voted as Albany Dougherty NAACP President. She had participated in many voter registration drives on campus so she

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