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Sharon Dolente

Sharon Dolente

Sharon Dolente is an attorney with Promote the Vote. She played a key role in writing and leading the Proposal 3 ballot initiative that voters approved in November 2018 and has served as the ACLU of Michigan's Voting Rights Strategist. She has participated in voter protection efforts since 2004, managed the statewide voter protection effort for a presidential campaign in 2012, and managed the largest and most coordinated nonpartisan program Michigan ever had in 2014. She also has more than a decade of experience in private practice both in civil rights and criminal defense.

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Column: Don’t roll back voting rights in Michigan

By: - March 21, 2021

Michiganders want and deserve a voting system that works for all of us, regardless of our race, gender, religion or ZIP code. The eagerness with which communities turned out to vote in 2020 was historic and encouraging.  Our elected leaders should follow the lead of the voters of Michigan and build on that success in […]

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Sharon Dolente: Voting in Michigan has never been this easy 

By: - February 27, 2020

Michigan is once again a national leader with a voting system that works for everyone. Voting is easier than ever before for Michiganders, thanks to voters in nearly every county overwhelmingly passing Proposal 3 in 2018.  Proposal 3 enables all Michigan citizens who are eligible to register and vote to do so until 8 p.m. […]