Voting Rights

More on Voting Rights

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.

Aug 23, 2017 Press Release

Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas – Congressman Marc Veasey, lead plaintiff in Veasey v. Abbott, released the following statement after U.S.  District Judge Nelva Ramos ruled that the Texas voter ID law was enacted with the deliberate intent to discriminate against African American and Hispanic voters:

Aug 15, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, lead plaintiff in Quesada v. Texas and co-chair of the Congressional Voting Rights Caucus, released the following statement after the courts voted in favor of redrawing Texas’ 2018 congressional maps: