“House Democratic Report Documents Discriminatory Voting Cases”


House Democrats took another step toward considering a key voting rights bill by releasing a report documenting dozens of discriminatory election practices.

The move Friday is a prelude to the introduction of the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, named after the former lawmaker and civil rights leader. Leaders believe it stands a better chance of gaining bipartisan support than broader election and campaign finance measures.

Here’s the 132-page report from the Subcommittee on Elections in the Committee of House Administration.

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