On Tuesday, Sept. 20 and National Voter Registration Day, U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) introduced two pieces of legislation to make it easier for Americans to register to vote and stay on the voter rolls.
In July, Washington, D.C. Councilmember Charles Allen (D) introduced legislation that would change the voter registration process, virtually eliminating that step for eligible voters.
On Friday, Sept. 2, U.S. Rep. Nikema Williams (D-Ga.) introduced H.R. 8770, or the Expanding the Voluntary Opportunities for Translations in Elections Act, a bill focused on voting access for individuals with limited English-language proficiency.
At the end of July, U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) introduced H.R. 8528, the American Confidence in Elections Act.
On Aug. 3, 15 Republican secretaries of state sent a letter to President Joe Biden, asking him to rescind his executive order that aimed to expand voter access.
The U.S. Senate Committee on Rules and Administration held a hearing on the need to reform the Electoral Count Act. Watch the hearing and find the live play-by-play here.
On Thursday, July 28, the U.S. Postal Service announced the creation of a new dedicated division to handle election mail.
On Tuesday, July 26, U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Ga.) introduced H.R. 8500, the Supreme Court Tenure Establishment and Retirement Modernization (TERM) Act.
On Wednesday, July 20, U.S. Sens. Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) introduced the Electoral Count Reform and Presidential Transition Act, which reforms the Electoral Count Act of 1877 (ECA).
Today, U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Rep. Nikema Williams (D-Ga.) introduced the Youth Voting Rights Act.
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