Voting & Representation

Voting is fundamental to our democracy. It is the right we exercise to safeguard all others. The NYCLU defends and expands ballot access, fights voter suppression and vote dilution, and ensures all current and prospective voters know their rights.

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Our Approach


We’re challenging power in the courts, the state house, city hall, local offices, the streets, and more. Take action on some of today’s most important fights by exploring our major campaigns.

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Know Your Rights

You have rights while protesting, attending school, accessing health care, voting, and more. Empower yourself by learning more about your rights, how to exercise them, and what to do when they are violated.

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