Democrats will soon take control of the Senate and plan to prioritize passing a sweeping voting rights and reform bill that the previous Republican-controlled Senate refused to consider. The bill features reforms designed to make voting easier, including allowing online voter registration and making it illegal to prevent anyone from registering to vote. It also includes campaign finance and ethics reforms and expresses support for statehood for Washington, D.C. and overturning the Supreme Court’s decision in Citizens United.Visit CBS News to learn more.Image Credit:
Over thirteen hours after being evacuated from the Capitol when a pro-Trump mob stormed the building, Congress completed its verification of President-elect Joe Biden’s electoral victory. Vice President Pence announced the results at 3:40am on January 7. Biden will be sworn in as President on January 20.Visit CBS News to learn more.Image credit: Michael Vadon (CC BY-SA 4.0) 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
On Monday, December 14, the 538 members of the Electoral College gathered and cast their votes for President, cementing Joe Biden’s victory. Here’s a look at the process of how the Electoral College votes. Visit CBS News to learn more.
A look at some former felons in Florida who were restored their right to vote, and are voting for the first time this election. Visit CBS News to learn more.
A look at how early voters have voted so far, which party is more likely to vote early, and who they’re voting for.Visit the CBS News to learn more.