News & Cases About Voting Rights

DE Needs New Voting Machines Now!

Keep Your Votes Safe.

The ACLU of Delaware urges you to take action and let Governor Carney know that we need new voting machines now! #DENeedsNewVotingMachines

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Stay Connected. Check Out Our Fall 2017 Newsletter!

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Criminal Justice and Voting Reform, LGBTQ Rights in Public Schools, Community Connections, and more! This is your Fall CONNECTION.

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A Victory for Democracy and free and fair elections!

ACLU-DE and lawyers from the law firm Shaw Keller LLP proved that Red Clay Consolidated School District violated the Delaware Constitution’s Election Clause.

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ACLU Files Complaint Regarding Red Clay Tax Referendum

Update: Post-trial briefing is underway.

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2016 Legislative Overview

We’ve got your crib notes for the upcoming legislative session!

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Case Docket: A Roundup of Our Recent Legal Work

Voting Rights Because of deficient election procedures in the Town of Slaughter Beach, people entitled to vote were prevented from doing so in the town’s recent election. After the state Elections Commissioner agreed but stated the law wasn’t broken, we negotiated a charter amendment and ordinance changing the town’s election procedures, eliminating several practical barriers […]

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Standing Up to Challenges & Creating a Lasting Legacy

It’s been an exciting year for the ACLU. We argued an extraordinary six cases before the U.S. Supreme Court and won four, including the all-important victory overturning a portion of the Defense of Marriage Act. In a less well known case, Assoc. of Molecular Pathologists v. Myriad Genetics,  the court unanimously invalidated patents on two […]

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What’s New in Delaware’s Legislature?

The second session of the General Assembly will convene in January. Here are your crib notes to the state of active pieces of legislation that will affect your civil liberties.

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A Look Ahead: Notes From Our Executive Director

Throughout 2012, the ACLU continued to have a positive impact on the lives of Delawareans: Students and their families are now better able to defend themselves against overly harsh discipline policies in schools. Immigrants and other non-English speakers are guaranteed interpreter services when facing criminal charges, and the state police are implementing new policies and […]

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Voting Rights Victory! One Step Closer

Expand voting rights by supporting HB 9, the Hazel D. Plant Voter Restoration Act. Voting is a right, not a privilege.

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