Defend Native Voting Rights
Let’s ensure fairer elections by ending voter suppression in Indian Country and elsewhere. The right to vote is sacred, and all American citizens must have a voice in our democracy.
Protect Voting Rights for People of Color
In 2021, 19 states passed 33 ordinances restricting voting, mainly affecting BIPOC communities. We have to push back — and hard. Please send a message to your U.S. senators demanding that they pass comprehensive voting rights legislation.
Our Impact Together
Mobilizing Standing Rock to register and vote in 2018
Standing Rock the Vote!
on the streets of Standing Rock in 2018
newly registered in 2018!
in voter turnout over previous mid-term election
North Dakota’s Racist Voter ID Law Is Already Backfiring
Thousands of Native voters in North Dakota getting free IDs
We're at our best in crisis," said Phyllis Young, an organizer on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation for the Lakota People's Law Project, adding that the issue "is only making us more aware of our rights, more energized, and more likely to vote this November."
“We were saved by the new IDs. This came in and really helped a lot of us.”
— Darlene Chasing Hawk, Standing Rock Sioux Tribe
eligible but not yet registered to vote (source: National Congress of American Indians)