Press Releases

Aug 30, 2012 Press Release

August 30, 2012 (San Antonio)  Earlier today, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia released a unanimous opinion denying preclearance to S.B. 14, the voter photo identification law passed by the State of Texas in 2011. Rep. Charles A.

Aug 15, 2012 Press Release


House Administration Committee Ranking Member Robert Brady Promises to Continue Fighting for Fair and Equal Ballot Access


Jul 17, 2012 Press Release

July 16, 2012 (Washington, D.C.) Today, the U.S. Senate voted on consideration of the DISCLOSE Act. This vote was the first action taken by either chamber on the critical need to improve transparency in our elections.

Jul 12, 2012 Press Release

July 12, 2012 (Washington, D.C.) House Democrats filed a discharge petition to have the DISCLOSE 2012 Act brought to the House floor for full consideration.  House Republicans have continued to ignore Democratic pressure to hold a single hearing on the corrupting in

Jul 10, 2012 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Charlie Gonzalez (TX-20), Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Elections of the Committee on House Administration, condemned the Texas voter ID law being heard before the United States District Court of the District of Columbia this week.

Jun 25, 2012 Press Release


The Supreme Court today overturned a century-old Montana campaign finance law prohibiting corporations from making political expenditures, effectively spreading the devastating impact of Citizens United to state and local elections.

Jun 21, 2012 Press Release

June 21, 2012 (Washington, D.C.) House Administration Committee Ranking Member, Robert Brady (D-Philadelphia) has commended the Philadelphia City Council on their resolution urging a Constitutional Amendment to undo the damage caused by the Citizens United decision.

Jun 1, 2012 Press Release

June 1, 2012 (Washington, D.C.) House Administration Democrats announced their support for a decision by U.S. District Judge Robert Hinkle striking down an overly burdensome piece of Florida’s exceptionally restrictive election law aimed at deterring new voter registrations.

May 25, 2012 Press Release

San Antonio – In the face of a massive effort to remove Florida voters from the electoral rolls shortly before the state’s primary, Elections Subcommittee Ranking Member Charles A. Gonzalez (TX-20), released the following statement:

May 23, 2012 Press Release

May 23, 2012 (San Antonio) Today, under pressure from House Republicans, a collection of internal documents from the Federal Election Commission (FEC) was released that explain how the Commission is supposed to determine whether to prosecute a campaign or individual for violating our campaign finance laws and regulati