A federal judge today decided not to delay enforcement of a ruling in an important case regarding which candidates get to appear first on West Virginia’s ballots.
The COVID-19 pandemic has not only laid bare the structural inequality in American society; it has also made that inequality deadlier.
Zachary Fancher is a student at Fairmont State University who will be working as an organizing intern with ACLU-WV this fall.
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For many years, West Virginia has used an unconstitutional method for determining the order that candidates appear on our ballots. Under this method, officials give the top placement on the ballot to the candidate whose party won the last presidential election.
The American Civil Liberties Union of West Virginia (ACLU-WV) has released its 2020 Legislative Report Card, which assigns an individual letter grade to each member of the state Legislature.
ACLU-WV is excited to announce that Dijon Stokes, who previously interned with the organization as a policy fellow, has joined the staff in the newly created role of Voting Rights Project Manager.