Month: June 2019

Progressive Turnout Project Commends SCOTUS Decision on Census Citizenship Ruling

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 27, 2019 CONTACT: Shannon Faulise; [email protected] Progressive Turnout Project Commends SCOTUS Decision on Census Citizenship Ruling Progressive Turnout Project Executive Director Alex Morgan released the following statement regarding the New York et al v. Department of Commerce case: “The ruling handed down today is a win for our nation and an …

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In Wake of Maryland Gerrymandering SCOTUS Case, Progressive Turnout Project Will Keep Fighting for Voting Reform

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 27, 2019 CONTACT: Shannon Faulise; [email protected] In Wake of Maryland Gerrymandering SCOTUS Case, Progressive Turnout Project Will Keep Fighting for Voting Reform Executive Director Alex Morgan released the following statement regarding the Lamone v. Benisek Supreme Court decision: “This decision was disappointing, but it doesn’t mean voters are out of options,” …

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Progressive Turnout Project Disappointed by SCOTUS Common Cause Gerrymandering Decision

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 27, 2019 CONTACT: Shannon Faulise; [email protected] Progressive Turnout Project Disappointed by SCOTUS Common Cause Gerrymandering Decision Progressive Turnout Project Executive Director Alex Morgan released the following statement regarding the Rucho v. Common Cause case: “The decision by the Supreme Court may feel like a letdown to some, but it also offers …

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Progressive Turnout Project Calls on Congress to Restore the Voting Rights Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 25, 2019 Contact: Priyal Amin; [email protected] Progressive Turnout Project Calls on Congress to Restore the Voting Rights Act Progressive Turnout Project Executive Director Alex Morgan released the following statement regarding the 6 year anniversary of the Shelby v. Holder decision: “Six years ago, plaintiffs from Shelby County, Alabama argued against Section …

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6 Years after Shelby County, It’s Time to Pass the Voting Rights Advancement Act

It’s always been a battle to ensure the right to vote. In 2013, the Supreme Court disarmed the American people. The Roberts Court’s 5–4 ruling in Shelby County v. Holder disenfranchised millions of U.S. voters by invalidating a key part of the Voting Rights Act. And six years later, Congress’s continued inaction is giving states across …

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Progressive Turnout Project Endorses Rep. Andy Kim in New Jersey

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 21, 2019 CONTACT: Priyal Amin;[email protected] Progressive Turnout Project Endorses Rep. Andy Kim in New Jersey Voter turnout organization backs congressman for re-election in 2020 CHICAGO—Progressive Turnout Project today endorsed Representative Andy Kim in his bid for re-election in New Jersey’s 3rd congressional district. The organization supports Kim due to his commitment …

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Progressive Turnout Project Launches Voter Turnout Program in North Carolina’s Ninth Congressional District

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 20, 2019 Contact: Shannon Faulise; [email protected] Progressive Turnout Project Launches Voter Turnout Program in North Carolina’s Ninth Congressional District Organization plans to increase voter turnout ahead of North Carolina special election CHARLOTTE–Progressive Turnout Project will send trained Field Representatives door-to-door from now until the September 10 special election as part of …

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Progressive Turnout Project Applauds Supreme Court Decision on Virginia Racial Gerrymandering Case

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 17, 2019 CONTACT: Shannon Faulise; [email protected] Progressive Turnout Project Applauds Supreme Court Decision on Virginia Racial Gerrymandering Case Progressive Turnout Project Executive Director Alex Morgan released the following statement regarding the Bethune Hill v. Virginia State Board of Elections decision: “Today the Supreme Court, just like Virginia Democrats, recognized that racial …

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