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Jun 25, 2020 Press Release
Lofgren issued a statement marking the seventh anniversary of the Supreme Court’s 2013 decision in Shelby County v. Holder, which invalidated key provisions of the Voting Rights Act, leaving American voters vulnerable to tactics of suppression and discrimination.
Jun 10, 2020 Press Release
Zoe Lofgren issued a statement in response to a letter from the Speaker of the House of Representatives calling for the removal of Confederate statues on display in the U.S. Capitol.
May 19, 2020 Press Release
Chairperson Lofgren issued the following statement upon the United States Senate’s vote to confirm James E. “Tray” Trainor III as a Republican Commissioner on the Federal Election Commission.
May 15, 2020 Press Release
Chairperson Lofgren issued a statement upon passage of the Heroes Act, urgently-needed legislation to address the unprecedented coronavirus health and economic crisis. The bill included elections provisions, authored by Lofgren, which provide $3.6 billion to ensure that elections can be held safely in 2020 through expanded vote by mail and early in-person voting to preserve social distancing and prevent overcrowded polling places.
May 15, 2020 Press Release
Chairperson Lofgren issued a statement in support of H. Res. 965, a measure to temporarily implement remote voting on the House Floor and virtual committee proceedings during the coronavirus pandemic.
May 11, 2020 Press Release
Chairperson Lofgren issued a statement applauding Governor Newsom’s executive order, which requires each county in California send vote-by-mail ballots to all registered voters ahead of the November 3rd election.
Apr 28, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Chairperson Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) and Ranking Member Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) issued the following statement after the Department of Defense agreed to reinterpret provisions of the U.S.

Apr 17, 2020 Press Release
Leading House Democrats with oversight over federal elections and voting rights called for additional voter protections and funding to ensure safe and orderly elections in the wake of dangerous conditions during last week’s primary election in Wisconsin.
Apr 7, 2020 Press Release

San Jose, Calif. – Committee on House Administration Chairperson Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) issued the following statement today as Wisconsin voters were forced to choose between voting and potentially exposing themselves to danger:

Mar 30, 2020 Press Release
Chairperson Zoe Lofgren issued a statement after President Donald Trump admitted during a telephone interview this morning on Fox & Friends that potentially life-saving protections for voters were removed from the CARES Act to suppress voter turnout and help his political party win elections.