Rural States Lead in Opposing Administration’s Bid to Get Our Private Data and Voting Records Amid Fears It Could End Up in Wrong Hands

It’s completely understandable that Rural States have taken the lead in opposing the Trump administration’s inquisition to try to prove widespread voter fraud exists in America. The whole effort reeks of politics, like a dark quixotic quest to prove an absurd accusation of widespread election chicanery, or a poorly disguised attempt to wage a wholesale […]

Voter ID education and outreach – it’s the right thing to do.

Rural Votes and South Forward have formed an alliance to help North Carolina voters understand and comply with new voter ID laws signed into law by Governor Pat McCrory on August 12, 2013.  A little recent history about voter ID laws and the previous protections from Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act may be […]

One judge issues death penalty to Arkansas Voter ID Law, Arkansas Supreme Court stays the execution…

This story says it all when it comes to relying on the courts to upend voter ID laws. RuralVotes has teamed up with South Forward to launch a new Voter ID Project. First stop, North Carolina. From the early suffragists, to the repeal of the Poll Tax and Jim Crow laws, it took generations of […]