Voting Rights

More on Voting Rights

Oct 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – This week, Congressman Marc Veasey (TX-33) voted to pass H.R. 4617, the Stopping Harmful Interference in Elections for a Lasting Democracy (SHIELD) Act. This strong, commonsense legislation takes bipartisan steps to fight foreign interference in our elections by strengthening reporting requirements, closing loopholes and deterring foreign activity in U.S. elections.  

Sep 25, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – On the heels of National Voter Registration Day, Congressman Veasey today led a letter with the entire Texas Democratic Delegation in demanding information about the state of Texas’ efforts to address any vulnerabilities in the state’s election infrastructure and general administration in advance of the 2020 election cycle.

Sep 24, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Marc Veasey (TX-33) issued the following statement regarding the impeachment investigation underway in the House of Representatives:

“I am extremely troubled by the news that President Donald Trump admitted that he openly welcomed help from a foreign leader to get damaging information on a political opponent. The President’s recent action is only one part of a greater pattern of reckless and lawless behavior that undercuts our national and electoral security and will damage our Democracy for years to come.

Sep 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Marc Veasey (D-TX), founder and co-chair of the Congressional Voting Rights Caucus, reintroduced a bicameral resolution with Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) to designate this month as “National Voting Rights Month”. The resolution seeks to end voter suppression by bringing awareness to existing voter suppression laws, educating Americans on their rights as voters, and urging Congress to pass critical voting rights legislation. 

Jul 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Marc Veasey (TX-33) released the following statement after a panel of federal judges ruled to deny the requests of voters of color, civil rights groups and Democratic lawmakers to put Texas back under federal supervision of its redistricting:

Sep 12, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Marc Veasey (D-TX), founder of the Voting Rights Caucus, and current co-chair, introduced a bicameral Resolution with Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) to designate September as “National Voting Rights Month”. The resolution will encourage voter registration in the month of September, and push Congress to restore the Voting Rights Act of 1965.