Woman in Selma, Alabama holds sign that says "Still fighting for voting rights"

Congress: Pass the Voting Rights Advancement Act

Update (June 2017): President Trump has announced a sham Presidential Commission to uncover “voter fraud,” but its actual goal is to suppress the vote. Tell Congress to stand up to President Trump and address the real issue of voter suppression by restoring the Voting Rights Act.


In 2013, the Supreme Court crippled one of the most effective protections for the right to vote — the Voting Rights Act — a historic law passed in 1965 to curb race-based voter discrimination and guarantee all Americans the equal right to vote.

Everyone should have a say in our democracy. But without the robust protections of the Voting Rights Act, new state and local laws are creating a chaotic election landscape that confuses voters and election officials alike.

During the 2016 presidential primary elections, people across the country were denied the right to vote and removed from voting rolls. We cannot let this be the first presidential election in 50 years without full protections for voters of color.

The good news is that Congress still has time to pass the bipartisan Voting Rights Advancement Act. This new, flexible, and forward-looking set of protections will repair much of the damage done by the Supreme Court. And it will provide modern, flexible protections to combat voter discrimination across the country.

Sign today and send a clear message to Congress — it’s time to stop unchecked discrimination at the polls.

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To Congress:

Restore the power of the Voting Rights Act to protect the right to vote for all Americans.

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