More on Voting Rights
Dallas / Fort Worth, Texas – Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, released the following statement after a three- federal judge panel ruled that Texas Republicans intentionally discriminated against African American and Latino voters when they drew the 2011 Texas House maps:
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, lead plaintiff in the lawsuit Veasey v. Abbott, released the following statement after a federal district court ruled that the Texas Voter ID law intentionally discriminated against African-American and Latino voters:
Washington, D.C. - Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, released the following statement after the three-judge Federal District Court in San Antonio issued a 2-1 ruling that the 2011 congressional district maps enacted by the Texas Republican state legislature discriminates against minority Texas voters:
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Marc Veasey released the following statement after President Trump made baseless claims of voter fraud in the 2016 general election:
“When the President of the United States falsely claims that the elections are ‘rigged’ and ‘voter fraud occurred by the millions’ but then fails to be responsible and produce an ounce of evidence to prove his claims, he undermines the basic faith Americans have in our democratic system.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, co-chair of the Congressional Voting Rights Caucus, introduced H.R. 6494, the Postage Free Ballot Act, that will make mail-in absentee ballots free of charge for voters nationwide. Three years after the Supreme Court tasked Congress to update the 1965 Voting Rights Act, Rep. Veasey remains committed to making voting as accessible as possible for the American public.
Washington, D.C. – Just weeks away from one of the most important general elections of our time, Congressman Marc Veasey introduced two pieces of legislation, a resolution Expressing the Support for the Passage of the Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2015 and the All Ballots Count Act of 2016, to preserve the right to vote and to dismantle barriers that prevent some Americans from participating in our nation’s democracy.
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