Everything You Need to Know About the Freedom to Vote Act

The Senate just announced a landmark pro-democracy bill called the Freedom to Vote Act. It’s a massive leap forward in our fight to protect democracy.

Here’s what the Freedom to Vote Act will accomplish:

  • Makes Election Day a holiday
  • Ends gerrymandering
  • Combats anti-voting laws working their way through state legislatures
  • Requires states to allow 15 days of early voting (including 2 weekends)
  • Massively expands voting access through automatic voter registration and election day registration 
  • Increases election security by creating a national standard for voter verified paper ballots
  • Implements a national voter ID standard with reasonable alternatives like utility bills or bank statements
  • Requires voting machines be made in the United States
  • Protects nonpartisan election officials from partisan interference
  • Shines a light on dark money
  • Makes it harder for billionaires and special interests to buy elections

These provisions are powerful and transformative, and if passed the bill would be the most impactful pro-democracy law in generations.

The vote occurs 12:00 PM EST and 9:00 AM PST tomorrow January, 18 2022. Call 1(833)339-0709 to make your voice heard.

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