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Congressman Marc Veasey

Representing the 33rd District of Texas

Voting Rights

More on Voting Rights

Jul 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, lead plaintiff in the lawsuit Veasey v. Abbott, released the following statement after the Department of Justice urged a federal court in Texas not to take further action on the Texas Voter ID case arguing that changes enacted by the Texas Legislature no longer discriminates against minority voters:

Jun 30, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – In the wake of President Trump’s request from all 50 states to hand over voters’ sensitive information in his ongoing effort to dismantle the voting integrity of our nation, Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, introduced H.R. 3029, the Combating the President’s Voter Suppression Act, to ensure no taxpayer funds will be used to support the Presidential Commission on Election Integrity.

Jun 9, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Legislation from Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) and Marc Veasey (TX-33) is gaining new momentum as a record 80 U.S. Representatives back the America Votes Act. The legislation aims to protect citizens who face disenfranchisement in more than 30 states because of voter identification laws.

Jun 9, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Legislation from Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) and Marc Veasey (TX-33) is gaining new momentum as a record 80 U.S. Representatives back the America Votes Act. The legislation aims to protect citizens who face disenfranchisement in more than 30 states because of voter identification laws.

May 22, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, Co-Chair of the Congressional Voting Rights Caucus, released the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that North Carolina had engaged in unconstitutional gerrymandering: