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Voting Rights
http://www.aaldef.org/voting.php
Source: Asian American Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF)

This article describes the historical participation of Asian Americans in civic roles including voting as well as more current issues such as barriers to the exercise of voting rights.
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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
http://www.naacp.org/
Source: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

The NAACP outlines plans to make sure that voting is accessible to everyone. Topics include access to voting, protecting current voters, and holding officials accountable. Also included are links to other pages covering a broad range of issues relating to voting, instructions on how people can get involved, and a form for complaining about problems encountered in voting.
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Register to Vote
http://www.secstate.wa.gov/elections/register.aspx
Source: Washington Secretary of State

Guidelines and instructions for registering to vote in the State of Washington and registration forms in several languages.
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Voting Rights Act
http://www.fairvote.org/index.php?page=719
Source: FairVote - The Center for Voting and Democracy

Background information, articles from the press and reports relating to the Voting Rights Act and issues concerning full representation and discrimination in voting. Also included are links to other pages on FairVote's site covering a broad range of voting rights issues.
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