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VoteRiders

VoteRiders

Voter ID laws could deny millions of American citizens their right to vote. VoteRiders helps those citizens get the ID required to vote.

Joined on 30 March, 2012

https://voteriders.org

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Replying to @PoliticsWolf: Martin Luther King Jr.'s "Give Us the Ballot" speech (May 17, 1957).

King called the right to vote the most critical ach…

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"So long as I do not firmly and irrevocably possess the right to vote I do not possess myself. ... I cannot live as a democratic citizen, observing the laws I have helped to enact — I can only submit to the edict of others."

#MLK, 1957

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Martin Luther King Jr.'s "Give Us the Ballot" speech (May 17, 1957).

King called the right to vote the most critical achievement of the civil rights movement because it was the key right that made securing all the other rights possible.

Excerpts below:

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Replying to @MsMagazine: "VoteRiders was born of outrage — my outrage that people will be deprived of their right to vote."

@VoteRiders founder Ka…

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Georgia lawmakers brace for fight over mail-in voting via @undefined

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"VoteRiders was born of outrage — my outrage that people will be deprived of their right to vote."

@VoteRiders founder Kathleen Unger spoke w/ Ms. about Georgia, the impact of voter ID laws, and what happens next.

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"Let’s hear it for determined voters. It can be complicated, it can be onerous. VoteRiders is going to be right there with you — from the beginning to your victorious voting, till you know your ballot is going to count."

– Kathleen Unger in @MsMagazine

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Replying to @ajc: Georgia lawmakers seek absentee ID requirement after signature test

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Replying to @ajc: Georgia voter challenges fall short, with few ballots thrown out

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Georgia voter challenges fall short, with few ballots thrown out

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Born today, 1929 ❤️

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Traditional methods of organizing and voter turnout were not possible in 2020, but that didn’t stop @souls_polls in Milwaukee!

Here’s how our coalition ensured 100,000 voters were registered and ready to cast their ballot ↓

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Georgia lawmakers seek absentee ID requirement after signature test

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VoteRiders founder Kathleen Unger discusses the gap between perception and reality when it comes to voter ID laws ↓

Read her full Q&A with @MsMagazine:

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"Indefinitely confined" Wisconsin voters are not required to submit photo ID with their absentee ballot

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Anita Johnson is VoteRiders' powerhouse coordinator in Wisconsin!

She helps build @polls_souls and has worked w/ 500+ churches to make sure their congregants are registered and ready with the ID they need to vote.

Her advice for faith-based organizing ↓

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Replying to @JoZPina: @NastyOldWomyn @VoteRiders () helps people get proper voter ID.

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Replying to @srl: Minnesota Republican introduces bill to require voter ID for both in person and mail-in voting, saying "millions of American citiz…

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Minnesota Republican introduces bill to require voter ID for both in person and mail-in voting, saying "millions of American citizens believe there was widespread fraud during the last election" and the loss of faith in election justifies the measure

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Replying to @bluestein: Georgia @GovKemp strongly endorsed adding photo ID requirements for absentee ballots at the start of a legislative session t…

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Georgia @GovKemp strongly endorsed adding photo ID requirements for absentee ballots at the start of a legislative session today that seems sure to be shaped by a debate over ballot access laws. #gapol

#gapol

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"VoteRiders was born of outrage — my outrage that people will be deprived of their right to vote."

VoterRiders founder Kathleen Unger talks with @MsMagazine about Georgia, the impact of voter ID laws, and what happens next ↓

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I verified voters’ signatures. It’s too easy to disqualify them.

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Replying to @MsMagazine: Ms. Editor @roxyszal spoke with Kathleen Unger, founder and president of @VoteRiders, to discuss the Democratic Senate vict…

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Several states (including Georgia!) are gearing up to pass laws that will make voting more difficult.

We each have a tremendous responsibility at this moment. Our actions – or inaction – will have consequences for generations to come.

Thank you for staying in this fight!

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Ms. Editor @roxyszal spoke with Kathleen Unger, founder and president of @VoteRiders, to discuss the Democratic Senate victories in Georgia and the future of voting rights.

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