Eliminate Gerrymandering – Co-sponsor Bipartisan H.Res.283

Partisan gerrymandering is counter to the intent of the framers’ vision of decennial redistricting and how the people would be represented in ‘The People’s House’. Yet, gerrymandering has become an accepted part of our redistricting process. Some States,
like Arizona, California, New Jersey, and Washington, have worked around the issue by creating independent redistricting commissions.

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Expand voting rights- cosponsor the PROVE Act

September is National Voter Registration Month, and to commemorate the occasion we ask that you please join us and Senator Tammy Duckworth in cosponsoring legislation to allow young Americans to pre-register to vote in federal elections.
Research on the effects of pre-registration shows it’s an effective way to increase overall voter participation and encourage civic engagement.

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Eliminate Gerrymandering – Co-sponsor Bipartisan H.Res.283

Partisan gerrymandering is counter to the intent of the framers’ vision of decennial redistricting and how the people would be represented in ‘The People’s House’. Yet, gerrymandering has become an accepted part of our redistricting process. Some States,
like Arizona, California, New Jersey, and Washington, have worked around the issue by creating independent redistricting commissions.

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Co-sponsor the Voting Access Act

President Trump recently announced the establishment of an ‘election integrity’ commission, ironically led by voter suppressors, Vice President Mike Pence and Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, which threatens to serve as a platform to further escalate
voter suppression across the nation.  Trump’s insistence that millions of people voted illegally in 2016 is a flat-out falsehood. The truth remains that it is more likely for someone to be struck by lightning than for someone to have committed voter fraud. 
In addition, the Supreme Court recently declined to hear a case in which a federal appeals court struck down a North Carolina law as an unconstitutional effort to directly target the voting rights of African-American. As lawmakers, we must continue to seek
improvements to our flawed system and ensure voting rights for all.

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Expand voting rights- cosponsor the PROVE Act

September is National Voter Registration Month, and to commemorate the occasion we ask that you please join us and Senator Tammy Duckworth in cosponsoring legislation to allow young Americans to pre-register to vote in federal elections.
Research on the effects of pre-registration shows it’s an effective way to increase overall voter participation and encourage civic engagement.

Read More

Expand voting rights- cosponsor the PROVE Act

September is National Voter Registration Month, and to commemorate the occasion we ask that you please join us and Senator Tammy Duckworth in cosponsoring legislation to allow young Americans to pre-register to vote in federal elections.
Research on the effects of pre-registration shows it’s an effective way to increase overall voter participation and encourage civic engagement.

Read More