Voting Rights

More on Voting Rights

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.

Jan 15, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, released the following statement in recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Sep 6, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, co-chair of the Congressional Voting Rights Caucus (CVRC), renewed his pledge to ensure all Americans participate in our nation’s democracy by introducing H. Res. 501, a resolution designating the month of September as “National Voting Rights Month.” The resolution not only encourages all Americans to exercise their Constitutional right to vote but also encourages our nation’s public schools and universities to develop an academic curriculum on the importance of voting.