Twice in the past two decades, the Electoral College has overruled the result of the national popular vote in highly consequential presidential elections. And in both cases, Republican candidates claimed victory over Democrats who gained the support of a majority of Americans. Now, to ensure that all Americans’ votes are counted in our national elections, Congress must do away with the Electoral College and move to a national popular vote. So please take two minutes right now to send an email to your Senators demanding they support measures to end the Electoral College and use the national popular vote for…
Congress will soon reintroduce the Freedom to Vote Act – and we need every single pro-voting rights candidate to support it! This historic act would protect the right to vote, end partisan gerrymandering, combat election subversion, decrease the power of big moneyed special interests, and protect voters from future attacks on our freedom to vote. If we are ever going to see progress on the issues we care about, we must have a democracy that responds to the needs and priorities of voters – not wealthy donors and corporate interests. So please take 2 minutes to call your Representative today…
The far-right majority on the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade earlier this year, taking away abortion rights from tens of millions of Americans. Now, these conservative Justices could go even further by attacking the very pillars of our democracy – including voting rights and our federal election standards. With the current makeup of the court, our rights will constantly be under threat from this group of five conservative Justices. That’s why our Democratic Senate must take action to expand the Supreme Court and end the oppressive reign of far-right Justices.
Between February 22 and March 4, we ask that you help spread the message about APIAVote’s virtual community briefing on voting rights by using the hashtag #AAPIsForVotingRights and one or more of the graphics or video stories. Click through to Learn More. Join us and the Workers Circle for this important conversation on Wednesday, February 23 from 7:00-8:00 PM ET. Immediately following the conversation, there will be a live call-in to the Senate.
March On and Future Coalition are proud to co-sponsor a conversation with Ari Berman, senior reporter at Mother Jones and author of the award-winning book, Give Us the Ballot. We’ll discuss how we got here, what’s at stake, and how “we the people” can protect American democracy at this crucial moment. Join us and the Workers Circle for this important conversation on Wednesday, February 23 from 7:00-8:00 PM ET. Immediately following the conversation, there will be a live call-in to the Senate.
Declaration for American Democracy Coalition will hold a movement call with activists to thank them for their efforts to pass the Freedom to Vote: John Lewis Act.
Call Your Senators: Pass the Freedom to Vote Act and John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act!
Congress must pass the Freedom to Vote Act and John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act — and President Biden can help make it happen.