Stronger Democracy Award

All Voting is Local

All Voting is Local

Through grassroots power-building, data analysis, and strategic communications, All Voting is Local fights to eliminate needless and discriminatory barriers to the ballot before they happen in order to build a democracy that works for us all.

Last Updated: February 2022
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Current Work Location(s):
  • Arizona, United States
  • Georgia, United States
  • Nevada, United States
  • Pennsylvania, United States
  • Wisconsin, United States
  • Florida, United States
  • Michigan, United States
  • Ohio, United States
Priority Population(s):
  • Adults
  • Young adults
  • People of African descent
  • People of Latin American descent
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Immigrants
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income people
  • People with disabilities
Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs):
  • 10. Reduced inequalities
  • 16. Peace, justice and strong institutions

Executive Summary

Literacy tests and poll taxes are no more, but voters are being silenced just the same. Today, state and local officials quietly make decisions that determine who gets to vote and who does not. Simple bureaucratic decisions made in off-cycle years, like how states keep registration lists current and where counties close polling places, deny the fundamental right to vote, causing real harm to real people.

Time and again, the people shut out of our democracy are those who have long been disenfranchised: communities of color, young people, low-income Americans, and voters with disabilities.

With staff on-the-ground year-round in eight states and a national team, All Voting is Local combines local know-how with national capacity to address entrenched problems with innovative tactics. This campaign deploys grassroots power-building, data analysis, and strategic communications to remove discriminatory barriers to voting by tackling problems before they silence voters on Election Day while ensuring that, the outcome of the election is respected and upheld and that our election officials are given the space to do their jobs without partisan interference.

Organization Details
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All Voting is Local

Organization Headquarters
District of Columbia, United States
Organization ID
Number of Full-time Employees
26 to 50
Annual Operating Budget
$5.1 to 10 Million

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