March 25, 2021 ☼ elections ☼ dems ☼ voter-suppression ☼ voting-rights
Source: The New York Times - Link
Democrats began pushing on Wednesday for the most substantial expansion of voting rights in a half-century, laying the groundwork in the Senate for what would be a fundamental change to the ways voters get to the polls and elections are run.
At a contentious hearing on Capitol Hill, Democratic leaders made a passionate case for a bill that would mandate automatic voter registration nationwide, expand early and mail-in voting, end gerrymandering that skews congressional districts for maximum partisan advantage and curb the influence of money in politics.
I have a sneaking suspicion that the dems are going to load this bill up with enough provisions as to make it unpalatable for everyone.