“For The People Act” (HR-1, S-1) heads for the Senate…

Voting Tips fans,

The “For The People Act” (HR-1, S-1) was passed last night by the US House of Reps. Now on to the Senate. If you like the things described below, you may want to contact your Senators and encourage them to vote for it.

- Automatic voter registration
- Online voter registration
- Same day registration
- More secure voting systems
- More accessible voting systems
- Block partisan and racial gerrymandering — set up independent
redistricting commissions to draw legislative maps
- Force political groups to disclose their donors
- Small-donor driven matching funds, to reduce power of mega-donors
- Restrict flow of people between government jobs and lobbying
- Force presidential candidates to disclose their tax returns
- Expand conflict-of-interest laws
- Require Supreme Court to adopt a code of ethics

Here’s a link that automatically identifies your senators and helps you to send a letter to them:
- https://actionnetwork.org/letters/tell-your-senators-pass-the-for-the-people-act

— Fred

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