Press Releases

Oct 1, 2012 Press Release

October 1, 2012 (Washington, DC)  Today, Congressman Charles A.

Sep 12, 2012 Press Release

Spetember 12, 2012 (Washington, DC) – After hearing that Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler admitted finding no evidence to support his claims that there were thousands of non-citizens registered to vote in Colorado, Congressman Charles A. Gonzalez (TX-20), Ranking Member of the House of Representatives’s Subcommittee on Elections, issued the following statement:

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.