More on Elections
On Thursday, October 17, 2019 the Subcommittee on Elections of the Committee on House Administration will hold a hearing entitled
“Voting Rights and Election Administration in America.”
On October 16, 2019 the Committee on House Administration will hold a markup to consider:
WASHINGTON, DC – Committee on House Administration Chairperson Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) introduced legislation today to combat foreign interference in American elections. H.R. 4617, the Stopping Harmful Interference in Elections for a Lasting Democracy (SHIELD) Act will close loopholes that allow foreign spending in our elections, boost disclosure and transparency requirements, and create a duty to report illicit offers of campaign assistance from foreign nations or governments.
Committee on House Administration Chairperson Zoe Lofgren introduced the Stopping Harmful Interference in Elections for a Lasting Democracy (SHIELD) Act, to protect our elections from foreign interference and disinformation campaigns.
The Committee on House Administration's Subcommittee on Elections has jurisdiction over federal elections, giving it the authority to consider proposals to amend federal election law and monitor congressional elections across the United States.
On July 24th, 2019 Chairperson Zoe Lofgren questioned Special Counsel Mueller during the House Judiciary Committee's hearing examining Russian interference in U.S. elections.
Committee on House Administration Chairperson Zoe Lofgren and the new House Democratic majority have passed H.R. 1, the For the People Act!
The Securing America’s Federal Elections (SAFE) Act takes real, concrete steps to secure America’s elections by providing funding for states to replace outdated and vulnerable voting equipment, mandate paper ballot voting systems, risk-limiting post-election audits and contains strict cybersecurity requirements for election technology vendors and voting systems.