‘An all-hands moment’: GOP rallies behind voting limits
Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) held an invitation-only call with Republican state lawmakers urging them to continue introducing and working to pass laws which will protect election integrity by restricting access to the ballot box. The call is indicative of how the issue of voting rights has skyrocketed up the list of priorities for Republicans following Donald Trump’s loss to Joe Biden in the 2020 election. Both prominent and new conservative organizations have pledged millions of dollars for ad campaigns designed to push for Republican-backed election reform measures. Of great concern to these organizations and lawmakers is countering H.R. 1, the voting rights and election reform law backed by Congressional Democrats.
Young adults will be the nation’s largest voting bloc in the upcoming election and the National Voter Education Week plans to equip them with the tools and information they need to cast a ballot this fall.
A voting initiative started by several Black athletes and artists combatting systemic and racist voter suppression. This initiative aims at educating, energizing, and protecting the Black community’s right to vote.