Republicans Oppose Voter Confidence and Increased Accessibility Act
POSTED ON 4/25/2008 | PERMALINK |0 Comments | BOOKMARK

When New Jersey Democratic Rep. Rush Holt’s Emergency Assistance for Secure Elections Act came up for a vote in the House Administration Committee on April 2, the Republicans on the committee gave it their unanimous support. But two weeks later, those same Republican members voted against moving the bill to the House floor. It would have taken a two-thirds vote to push the bill to the floor; with most House Republicans opposed, the bill didn’t make it that far.
Just two weeks later, the Bush Administration (BIG fans of voting irregularities) announced its opposition to the bill and Republicans instantly abandoned it.

Mr. Holt explains its importance:

via TPM

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