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Voting & Elections 12.7.2021

Delaware Clergy and Faith Leaders Say New Federal Voting Laws are Urgently Needed

The letter says both the Freedom to Vote Act and the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act “are necessary to save democratic self-government, and neither will pass unless the Senate revises the filibuster.” 

Voting & Elections 11.12.2021

‘Time to Act’ Honk and Wave Events Urge Senator Coons to Fix Filibuster and Get Voting Bills Passed

The events were part of a national “Time to Act” week of action, designed to demonstrate the urgency of passing the Freedom to Vote Act and the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act. Overall, more than 80 grassroots events are being held during the U.S. Senate’s recess week.

Voting & Elections 11.4.2021

Sen. Carper Says ‘No barrier — not even the filibuster — must stop our obligation to our democracy’

We want to thank Sen. Carper both for his carefully-considered position on the filibuster, as announced today, and also for his inspiring explanation of his reasons. Sen. Carper correctly puts this all in the context of our nation’s slow progress toward equality.

Money & Influence 10.28.2021

‘Voices for Democracy’ Car Parade Urges Senators Coons and Carper to ‘do everything in their power’ to get Pro-Voter Bills to President Biden’s Desk

Delawareans joined in a “car parade” to visit their US Senators’ offices in support of the Freedom to Vote Act and the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act.

State Legislators Urge Carper and Coons to ‘Do Whatever it Takes’ to Pass the For The People Act

Delaware’s Senate Majority Leadership and 17 other state legislators have sent a letter to US Senators Carper and Coons, thanking them for their support of the For the People Act and urging them “to do whatever it takes to pass it and get it to President Biden’s desk, even if it means reforming the filibuster.”

Money & Influence 07.15.2021

Common Cause Delaware and 25 Other Grassroots Organizations Thank Senators Carper and Coons for Cosponsoring the ‘For the People Act’ and Request Meetings with Them

The For the People Act would create national standards for voting access, get big money out of politics, enforce ethics standards for all three branches of government, and require congressional districts to be drawn by a non-partisan commission so that no one party has an advantage.

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