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General News    H3'ed 3/4/21

The US House passes H.R. 1, a major voting rights and campaign finance reform package

Ballot Box: our franchise
Ballot Box: our franchise
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A milestone in the history of the election integrity movement, and U.S. history in general, is this omnibus bill HR 1, the For the People Act, attacking all forms of election corruption, from the mechanics of voting (early voting, registration, election security), to the revival of the Voting Rights Act, campaign finance, gerrymandering, ethics reform, and more.

It is doubtful that the Senate will add its approval: the threat of filibuster, supported by the conservative Democrats Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) and Joe Manchin (D-WV), will obstruct it.

Details follow. Read them and take a deep breath and make a wish. At least we tried. 

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Marta Steele is an author/editor/blogger who has been writing for Opednews.com since 2006. She is also author of the 2012 book "Grassroots, Geeks, Pros, and Pols: The Election Integrity Movement's Nonstop Battle to Win Back the People's Vote, (more...)
 

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