July 20th, 2016
This week has brought two great pieces of news for voting rights and the Rising American Electorate. Just this afternoon, the full Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals found that Texas’s voter ID law, the strictest in the nation, is racially discriminatory in effect and, thus, in violation of Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act. […]
July 14th, 2016
On this site and on social media, we’ve been reporting on automatic voter registration programs in Oregon and four other states. The results in those states have been great news if you share our love for American democracy and our desire for the American ideal of a government of the people, by the people, and […]
July 1st, 2016
On July 4, 1776, America declared to the world it was a new and independent nation, no longer ruled by an English monarch but a government that existed for the benefit of its people. At the heart of this new democracy was the belief that the powers of government were given by the consent of […]
Since its inception, Voter Participation Center — known for innovative registration and turnout programs — has helped register more than two million voters.