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March 2021

Congressional Democrats have House Resolution 1, also known as the For the People Act, a large and significant piece of voting and ethics reform legislation. The bill would require states to automatically register eligible voters, offer same-day registration, offer 15 days of early voting, and allow no-excuse absentee balloting, while limiting states’ ability to purge registered voters from their rolls. It would also revamp the Federal Elections Commission, extend voting rights to former felons upon completion of their sentences, and mandate that nonpartisan commissions

An amendment to lower the national voting age to 16 failed in the House of Representatives by a vote of 125 to 302, with a majority of House Democrats voting in favor of the proposal. The amendment was authored and sponsored by progressive lawmakers in the House, including Rep. Ayanna Pressley. The amendment was offered to House Resolution 1, also known as the For the People Act, a massive voting rights and reform bill recently passed by House Democrats.Visit the Fox News to learn

An amendment to grant incarcerated individuals the right to vote failed in the House of Representatives by a vote of 97 to 328. The amendment was authored and sponsored by members of “the Squad,” a group of progressive lawmakers in the House which includes Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Rep. Ayanna Pressley. The amendment was offered to House Resolution 1, also known as the For the People Act, a massive voting rights and reform bill recently passed by House Democrats.Visit the Fox News to learn

More Than A Vote, the voting rights organizations launched by LeBron James, announced that it is partnering with the NBA and the Georgia NAACP to draw attention to recent efforts to roll back voting access in Georgia. More Than A Vote and the NBA plan to use the NBA All-Star game, played on March 7th in Atlanta, to give viewers the tools to shine a light on the issue, encourage greater civic engagement and participation, and give viewers the tools to “fight back.”Visit the

Republicans in the Georgia House of Representatives have passed a bill which restricts voting access. The bill requires a photo ID for absentee voting, limits the amount of time voters have to request an absentee ballot, restricts where ballot drop boxes could be located and when they could be accessed, and limits early voting hours on weekends. Republicans claim the bill is needed to restore voters’ trust in the electoral process, but this argument is based on the disproven claim that significant voter fraud