Just wanted to send you a quick update. Last month, we asked folks to call or write to a key Virginia state senator to stop House Bill 1598, an extreme “citizenship” bill that would have disenfranchised Virginians across the state. You called and made it known that folks around the country were watching and the days of pushing voter suppression without political consequences have ended. Well, the Virginia legislative session ended last week, and the bill didn’t get out of the State Senate!
According to the Brennan Center, there are 27 states considering legislation to make it harder to vote. We will be watching all of them and asking for your help to stop politicians from making it harder for eligible voters to exercise their constitutional right to cast a ballot.
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