The House Administration committee discussed voting rights, election methods, jurisdictional boundaries and redistricting on Thursday.
By Associated Press
State legislatures across the U.S. eagerly await new census data that would impact the redrawing of congressional district lines. One state that has a lot at stake is Texas, which is gaining two congressional seats due to population growth largely…
The Justice Department will scrutinize a wave of new laws in Republican-controlled states that tighten voting rules, Attorney General Merrick Garland said Friday, vowing to take action on any violations of federal law.
By Christina A. Cassidy, Michael Balsamo, Associated Press
The past legislative session in Texas focused on key conservative priorities, from restricting abortion to addressing transgender rights. The Lone Star State is now focused on a voting bill that would tighten election laws, after missing an opportunity to get…
Since the 2020 election, laws restricting voter access passed in 14 states across the U.S., all with Republican-controlled state legislatures. They've sparked outrage from voting rights groups and from two former co-chairs of the Presidential Election Commission. Democrat Bob Bauer,…
By Alexandra Jaffe, Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
Biden called out lawmakers in Congress — including two senators in his own party — for holding up action on voting bills.
By News Desk and Acacia Coronado, Associated Press/Report for America and Nicholas Riccardi, Associated Press
Democrats are escalating their charges that the Republican push for tighter state voting laws is designed to make it hard for people of color to vote.
The Brennan Center, an independent nonpartisan law and policy organization in New York, found that more than 253 restrictive voting bills had been introduced in legislatures across 43 states just this year through Feb. 23 — up from 35 bills…
By David Pitt, Associated Press
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds has signed into law a Republican-backed bill that makes it harder to vote early, potentially eroding a key aspect of Democratic campaigns.
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