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Congresswoman Joyce Beatty

Representing the 3rd District of Ohio

Elections and Voting Rights

 

Beatty on Elections and Voting Rights

The right to vote is among the most fundamental rights guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution, and any attempt to infringe upon that right poses a serious threat to the fabric of our democracy. As Deputy Vice-Chair of the Congressional Voting Rights Caucus, I am committed to making it easier for Americans to vote, not harder.

Read more below, or please contact my office for more information concerning my work and views on Elections and Voting Rights.

More on Elections and Voting Rights

May 16, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Beatty issues a statement on the need for an independent Trump-Russia commission.
Mar 2, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Beatty calls for resignation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions
Feb 8, 2017 News Articles
Before the Senate confirmed Sen. Jeff Sessions as President Donald Trump’s attorney general on a 52-47 vote, 13 black caucus Democrats took to video and read a letter by the late Martin Luther King’s widow critical of the Alabama Republican - the same letter that got Warren, D-Mass., barred from speaking on the Senate floor after she read from it Tuesday night.
Feb 8, 2017 Press Release
On February 8, 2017, the U.S. Senate voted 52-47 to confirm Senator Jeff Sessions (AL) as the next United States Attorney General.
Feb 5, 2017 News Articles
Congresswoman Beatty talked with 10TV's Scott Light of Face the State about President Obama's Inauguration crowd in 2009 in comparison to Trump's a few weeks ago, as well as her experience growing up as an African-American woman in the inner city.
Feb 1, 2017 Announcements
February is Black History Month, a time to reflect on the courageous African-American leaders and historical moments in our country’s ongoing fight for equality and civil rights.
Jan 30, 2017 Press Release
Reps. Joyce Beatty (OH-03), Marcy Kaptur (OH-09), Tim Ryan (OH-13), and Marcia Fudge (OH-11) call on Betsy DeVos to pay the $5.3 million owed to the state of Ohio by her Political Action Committee (PAC) for breaking campaign finance law.
Jan 17, 2017 News Articles
While Republicans and Democrats sparred over President-elect Donald Trump’s education secretary during her confirmation hearing Tuesday, state Republicans and Democrats engaged in a second battle over whether DeVos should pay $5.3 million in fines for state campaign finance violations.
Jan 16, 2017 News Articles
The audience and speakers at the 32nd annual breakfast focused on the past and present struggles of African-Americans and other minorities and urged people to keep the movement King started going.

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