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Latino Voting and Elections

The Latino Voting and Elections Task Force covers all issues relating to Latino voting and elections such as redistricting, gerrymandering, Census issues, voter I.D., access to polling places, mail voting, electronic voting, Hispanic voter participation, civic engagement, promotion of Hispanics to run for office. Shares issues such as citizenship, voting applications, reducing processing times and fees for naturalizations, and the Voting Rights Act with the Immigration, Human and Civil Rights Task Force.

Task Force Leadership

Chair

Chair

Representative Tony Navarrete (AZ)
Vice-Chair

Vice-Chair

Representative Rebecca Chavez (UT)

Special 2018-19 Priorities of the Latino Voting and Elections Task Force:

Ensuring the Census works for all Americans

  1. Getting Hispanics to participate
  2. Encourage oversight of state Complete Count Committees
  3. Demand that the questionnaire be fair and scientifically valid

Redistricting, including redistricting commissions

Getting out the Vote

  1. Allowing and encouraging 17 y/o to register, including high school registrationsty
  2. Bill allowing voters to go into the new voting place after they move and re-register there
  3. Counting provisional ballots
  4. Making Election Day a holiday, using schools as polling places
  5. Early voting days (at least 4 days)

Recent Resolutions

2011-2

In Support of Passage of A5760 to Address Hispanics’ Political Rights

2018-1

Ensuring the Census Works for All Americans