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.
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.
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.
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.
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 (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
Representatives Brady, Van Hollen, Gonzalez, and Lofgren File Brief in Support of Montana Supreme Court Decision Against Corporate Contributions
Voter Empowerment Act will modernize voter registration & ensure equal access to ballot box
May 15, 2012 (Washington, D.C.) As of today, any entity creating electioneering communications will have to disclose the identity of their top donors.
House Administration Committee Ranking Member Robert Brady released the following statement on the Schweikert Amendment, which would amend the Commerce, Justice, and Science Appropriations Act of 2013 to prohibit funds for the Department of Justice to bring any action against any State for how it implements a Voter I.D. law: