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The Voter Empowerment Act

S. 123: Voter Empowerment Act of 2013

Summary: A bill to modernize voter registration, promote access to voting for individuals with disabilities, protect the ability of individuals to exercise the right to vote in elections for Federal office, and for other purposes. (More Info)

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49% Support
51% Oppose
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Common Cause 38,907 Facebook fans 11,159 Twitter followers

What is the Voter Empowerment Act?

The Voter Empowerment Act (H.R. 12, S. 123) is an omnibus bill that would improve American elections in a number of ways. The Act would:

Modernize voter registration and move us toward a system in which nearly every eligible voter is on the rolls and able to vote.

Protect against many of the tactics that have been used to suppress the vote, including partisan challenges of someoneʼs voter registration status and other deceptive practices.

Secure our democracy and ensure a smooth voting process by requiring paper trails for voting equipment, ballot audits and ...

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National Asian Pacific American Bar Association

Supports the Voter Empowerment Act, which will modernize the voter registration system to expand access to the polls and decrease barriers to voting, prohibit voter caging and deceptive practices, and increase accountability and integrity among election officials and poll workers.

http://napaba.org/u...ba/2013CBAC-R14.pdf

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