Elections

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Oct 17, 2019 Hearing

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.” 

Oct 16, 2019 Markup

On October 16, 2019 the Committee on House Administration will hold a markup to consider:

Oct 8, 2019 Press Release

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.

Oct 8, 2019 Page

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. 

Sep 20, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi; Chairwoman Nita Lowey, House Appropriations Committee; Chairperson Zoe Lofgren, House Administration Committee; and Democracy Reform Task Force Chair John Sarbanes released the following statement today after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) caved to Democratic pressure to support an appropriations amendment that would provide $250 million in election security grant funding to state and local governments, well below the $600 million in grant funding passed by the House and far less than the amount independent experts say we need:
Aug 27, 2019 Press Release
Chairperson Zoe Lofgren issued a statement on the resignation of Federal Election Commission Vice Chair Matthew Petersen.
Jul 26, 2019 Page

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. 

Jul 25, 2019 Page

Special Counsel Mueller has repeatedly warned that Russia interfered in our elections in a "sweeping and systematic fashion" and continues to do so. 

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.

Jul 18, 2019 Page

Committee on House Administration Chairperson Zoe Lofgren and the new House Democratic majority have passed H.R. 1, the For the People Act!

Jul 18, 2019 Page

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.