In response to Republican attempts to suppress voter access, Democratic lawmakers have introduced the For the People Act (H.R. 1/S. 1). The bill expands voter registration, allows voting by mail, outlaws voter purging, restores parts of the Voting Rights Act, and implements fair redistricting.
Pennsylvania hangs in the balance. There are fourteen voter suppression bills on the docket. Plus, there’s a “once-a-decade brawl to redraw political districts — and the stakes couldn’t be much higher. …The representation of millions of people is on the line.” So says the Philadelphia Inquirer.