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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

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

With the inauguration of President Joe Biden on January 20, the 2020 election is now behind us. In this piece, AP News reviews what has been a challenging and historic election process.Visit AP News to learn more. Voter Education Week 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. Visit Website More Than A Vote A voting initiative started by several Black

Democrat Rev. Raphael Warnock defeated incumbent Republican Senator Kelly Loeffler in one of two runoff elections in Georgia. This victory places Democrats one seat away from their first Senate majority since 2014. Warnock’s victory makes him the first African-American senator in Georgia history.Visit AP News to learn more. Voter Education Week 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

Early In person voting began on Monday, December 14 in Georgia for the two Senate elections that will take place in early January. These elections will ultimately decide who controls the Senate for the next session of Congress.Visit AP News to learn more.  Voter Education Week 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. Visit Website More Than A Vote A