Posted on · Democrats in the Senate will proceed to a vote on two voting rights bills Wednesday, despite lacking the votes needed to pass either measure.
Posted on · The two measures the Senate will debate aim to prevent states from limiting access to the ballot and make it easier for people to vote.
Posted on · The U.S. Conference of Mayors is urging the Senate to approve voting rights legislation to override new restrictions imposed by Texas and other Republican-led states.
Posted on · The John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act would essentially restore the preclearance provision taken out of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 in 2013.
Posted on · The Freedom to Vote Act was led in part by Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin, who was trying to get Republicans on board. Senate GOP Leader Mitch McConnell vocally opposed it.