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Rep. Sewell, Voting Rights Caucus co-chairs urge Senate action to protect voting rights

The co-chairs of the Congressional Voting Rights Caucus will host a press conference to urge Senate action on voting rights legislation.

Congresswoman Terri Sewell, D-Alabama
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Today, September 20 at 1:30 p.m. ET, U.S. Reps. Terri Sewell, AL-07, Marc Veasey, TX-33, and Nikema Williams, GA-05, Co-Chairs of the Congressional Voting Rights Caucus, will host a press conference to urge Senate action on critical voting rights legislation, including the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, as we observe National Voter Registration Day.

They will be joined by Congressional Black Caucus Chairwoman Joyce Beatty, OH-03, Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus Chairwoman Judy Chu, CA-27, and leaders from Voters of Tomorrow and the League of Women Voters. 

The press conference will take place at 1:30 p.m. today at the House Triangle of the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C. The event will also be live-streamed on Rep. Veasey’s Facebook page here.

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