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Tell Your U.S. Representative: Vote 'Yes' on Election Security Funding
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: voting, elections, voters, protections, petitions )

- 12 days ago -
The Democratic leadership in the U.S. House of Representatives is working hard to advance both significant funding for election security and stronger election security laws this week.
Elect the President By Popular Vote
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: elections, voting, voters, direct vote, petitions )

- 45 days ago -
In 2016, Donald Trump won the presidency after narrowly carrying a few states to put him above 270 electoral votes. According to post-election numbers, though, Hillary Clinton won the popular vote by 2.9 million.
Don't Let Voting Machines Connect to the Internet
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: elections, voting, foreign interference, cybersecurity, petitions )

- 45 days ago -
Connecting voting machines directly to the internet through a wireless modem or other means increases the vulnerability of those systems to hacking.
Tell the DNC to Include Voting Rights in the Debates
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: voters, voting, voter suppression, elections, candidates, debates, petitions )

- 62 days ago -
Not one single voting rights question was asked during the presidential debates in 2016. Not one single question. Voting is one of our most fundamental rights, yet voter suppression and gerrymandering continually threaten our democracy.
Tell the DNC to Include Voting Rights in the Debates
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: voting, voters, voter suppression, Democrats, debates, petitions )

- 68 days ago -
We witnessed widespread voter suppression during the 2018 midterm elections across several state elections. In Georgia, 53,000 voter registrations were put on hold, nearly 70% of which belonged to black voters.
End Voter Disenfranchisement
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: voting, voters, petitions )

- 77 days ago -
An estimated 6.1 million people, or 3% of registered voters, in this country are banned from voting. Who are they? Citizens that have been convicted of felonies who are both in and out of prison.
Pass the Anti-Corruption Package NOW
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, reform, voting, voters, Democracy, petitions )

- 78 days ago -
Big news: the House has passed a landmark plan to fight corruption in Washington D.C. and fix what's broken in our democracy. The plan? Empower American voters. Strengthen ethics laws. Fix our campaign finance system.
Stand Up for Native American Voting Rights
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: voting, elections, voters, civil rights, voter suppression, petitions )

- 78 days ago -
If every American could vote, there is little chance Donald Trump and his Republican cronies would get away with their radical, hateful agenda. No wonder Republicans across the country try to make it as difficult as possible to vote.
Sign to Support Native American Voting Rights
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: voting, voters, elections, enfranchisement, Native Americans, First Nations, petitions, voter suppression )

- 79 days ago -
Though Native American voting rights advocates have made some progress, 'white-only voting' extremists continue to work overtime to make sure the Native American voice is extinguished.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: elections, voters, voting, dark money, petitions )

- 105 days ago -
We need an FEC that is free from partisan gridlock and is empowered to enforce the law. The Restoring Integrity to America's Elections Act will ensure that the FEC enforces our laws about money in politics in a timely and effective manner.
Urge Congress to Pass the Voting Rights Advancement Act
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: voting, voters, elections, voter suppression, petitions )

- 130 days ago -
After the Supreme Court gutted the heart of the Voting Rights Act in the Shelby County ruling, voters in cities and states that were once protected by federal oversight began facing laws that made it harder to vote.
Stand With Missouri Voters
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Missouri, Republicans, GOP, voting, elections, voter suppression, petitions )

- 183 days ago -
Over 60 percent of Missouri voters backed an anti-gerrymandering and anti-corruption amendment in the 2018 election. Now Republicans are working to stop the new measures before they're even implemented.
Stop the GOP's Midwest Power Grab
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: elections, voting, Republicans, GOP, cheating, lame-duck politics, voter suppression, petitions )

- 217 days ago -
In our democracy, voters should have the final say - not self-interested partisan politicians. But after losing elections in states across the Midwest, Republican lawmakers are pushing a dangerous new tactic: abusing their power to overrule our votes.
Tell Republicans to End Their Voter Suppression Agenda
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: elections, voting, voter suppression, cheating, petitions )

- 217 days ago -
When Republicans lose at the ballot box, they'll do just about anything to try to stay in power. We must resist and fight back.
Restore the Voting Rights Act and Establish Automatic Voter Registration
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: elections, voting, voters, registration, petitions )

- 223 days ago -
One of Democrats' first orders of business in 2019 is to introduce a bill to strengthen our democracy by expanding voting rights in a few key ways.

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