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Voter Advisory: Destroying Election Signs Violates District Law

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today issued an advisory to inform District residents that destroying election signs violates District law.

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AG Racine Leads 13-State Coalition Defending Minnesota’s Deadline Extension For Mail-In Ballots

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today led a group of 13 state Attorneys General in defending Minnesota’s deadline extension for receiving and counting mail-in ballots that were properly cast on or before Election Day.

Topics: Civil Rights
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AG Racine Leads 17-State Coalition Opposing Alabama’s Attempt To Ban Curbside Voting

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today led a group of 17 state Attorneys General opposing Alabama’s attempt to ban curbside voting after a federal court permitted local officials the flexibility of allowing it.

Topics: Civil Rights
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AG Racine Leads 19-State Coalition Opposing Texas Order Drastically Limiting Number Of Ballot Drop-Off Sites

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today led a group of 19 state Attorneys General in supporting a challenge to a Texas Executive Proclamation that limits the number of absentee ballot drop-off sites in the state to one per county and shutters sites that were already open.

Topics: Civil Rights
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Voter Advisory: Protecting D.C. Residents from Unauthorized Poll Monitoring and Voter Intimidation

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today issued an advisory on poll monitoring and voter intimidation for District residents in response to a recent interview by President Trump inaccurately suggesting that his office could send law enforcement officials to conduct poll monitoring.

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AG Racine Leads 17-State Coalition Opposing Mississippi’s Restrictive Vote-By-Mail Requirements

Attorney General Karl A. Racine announced today that he is leading a group of 17 state Attorneys General in supporting a challenge to several vote-by-mail requirements in Mississippi that threaten the health of voters and could suppress the vote.

Topics: Civil Rights
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AG Racine Leads 18-State Coalition Opposing South Carolina’s Witness Requirement For Mail-In Ballots

Attorney General Karl A. Racine announced today that he is leading a group of 18 state Attorneys General in supporting a challenge to a South Carolina law that requires a witness signature for voters to cast their ballots by mail.

Topics: Civil Rights
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AG Racine Leads 17-State Coalition Defending Texas County Clerk’s Decision To Send Mail-In Voting Applications To Voters

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today led a group of 17 state Attorneys General to defend a Texas county clerk’s decision to send mail-in voting applications to registered voters ahead of the November election.

Topics: Civil Rights

Newsletter: Our Feet, Our Voices, Our Vote

Today marks the 57th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington and it comes as thousands of people once again take to our streets demanding change. 

Topics: Civil Rights

OP-ED: Welcome to the new civil rights era

My mother, Marie-Marcelle Buteau Racine, emigrated to the United States in 1963 from Haiti in hopes of creating a better life for our family.

Topics: Civil Rights