The Right Stuff: Support credible voting reform, not HR 1
January 03, 2022 | Posted in Local Opinion Columnists | From the Daily Republic
The U.S. House of Representatives on March 3, 2021, passed House Resolution 1, the “For the People Act,” with yea votes by 220 Democrats, including our representative, John Garamendi, and nay by 209 Republicans and one Democrat.
The Senate was scheduled to consider the bill the week of Dec. 27, but had not acted at the time of this writing. Are Solano County voters aware of the law and the facts relative to this proposed legislation?
Article 1, Section 4 of the Constitution states, “The times, places, and manner of holding elections for senators and representatives shall be prescribed in each state by the Legislature thereof: but the Congress may at any time, by law, make or alter such regulations, except as to the places of choosing senators.”[...read more]
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