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Trans Voting Rights: Navigating Virginia’s Photo Voter ID Law

While having ID that doesn’t match your gender identity or presentation should not affect your right to cast a ballot, there’s little guidance provided to poll workers on how to resolve ID issues for transgender voters. Knowing the laws and your rights can help avoid or solve problems at the polls:

October 23, 2019 Voting Rights

Know Your Rights: Voting in Jail

Voting is our fundamental right as citizens, and everyone who is eligible to vote should have equal access to exercise their rights. However, there is a misconception that people who are confined in a jail or formerly incarcerated have lost that right completely.

October 23, 2019 Voting Rights

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