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Aug 6, 2020 Press Release
Committee on House Administration Subcommittee on Elections Chairperson Marcia L. Fudge (D-Ohio) issued the following statement on the 55th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965:
Aug 6, 2020 Press Release
Committee on House Administration Chairperson Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) issued the following statement today on the 55th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act:
Jul 28, 2020 Hearing

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On Tuesday, July 28, 2020 the Subcommittee on Elections of the Committee on House Administration will hold a hearing entitled “Voting Rights and Election Administration in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Other Territories.”

Jul 8, 2020 Press Release
Lofgren issued a statement ahead of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission public hearing, “Lessons Learned from the 2020 Primary Elections”
Jul 6, 2020 Page

Committee on House Administration Chairperson Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) introduced H.R. 7427, the ACCESS Act, to ensure every eligible American is able to exercise their right to vote safely and securely during a declared state of emergency. The ACCESS Act ensures that states are prepared to hold Federal elections and safeguard the nation’s democracy and public health in the event of a natural disaster, infectious disease outbreak, or other instance in which voters risk their wellbeing for their right to vote.

Jun 30, 2020 Press Release
Lofgren issued a statement after Senate Republicans struck language from the National Defense Authorization Act to require campaigns to notify federal authorities about offers of foreign campaign help.
Jun 26, 2020 Press Release
Lofgren issued a statement on the resignation of Republican Commissioner Caroline Hunter from the Federal Election Commission
Jun 25, 2020 Press Release
Lofgren issued a statement marking the seventh anniversary of the Supreme Court’s 2013 decision in Shelby County v. Holder, which invalidated key provisions of the Voting Rights Act, leaving American voters vulnerable to tactics of suppression and discrimination.
Jun 16, 2020 Page

The Committee on House Administration is the primary Congressional committee charged with oversight of federal elections.

2016 Election Background

During the 2016 Presidential election, Russia launched a massive cyber-attack against the U.S. to undermine faith in American democracy.

Jun 11, 2020 Hearing

On Thursday, June 11, 2020 the Subcommittee on Elections of the Committee on House Administration will hold a hearing entitled “The Impact of COVID-19 on Voting Rights and Election Administration: Ensuring Safe and Fair Elections.”