It’s now up to the Senate to get the For the People Act passed. Automatic voter registration, an end to racial and partisan gerrymandering, and ethics reform are all at stake. But it would also restore voting rights to the over two million American citizens with prior felony convictions who are currently barred from the ballot box.
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.