The 2013 Shelby County v. Holder decision struck down key voting rights protections from the 1965 Voting Rights Act. Now, in an effort to restore these protections, Reps. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Terri Sewell (D-AL) have introduced the Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2019.
1. Contact your Member of Congress. If they are a cosponsor of H.R. 4 Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2019, thank them. If not, ask them to support this legislation.
2. Contact your Senators. If they are a cosponsor of S. 561 Voting Rights Amendment Act of 2019, thank them. If not, ask them to support this legislation.