Most of us believe that every American deserves an equal voice and equal say in our democracy, no matter where they live. But because of the Electoral College, we do not choose our presidents based on who wins the most votes, but on who wins a small number of critical swing states.
After spending four years fighting back against Trump’s corruption, racism, and incompetence, we can now celebrate that President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris will be in the White House. But our work is far from over.
Throughout his 30+ years in Congress, John Lewis championed voting rights and protections for all Americans and fought discrimination targeted at Black Americans. One of the best ways we can honor his legacy of activism and public service is by passing the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act.