Congresswoman Terri Sewell

Representing the 7th District of Alabama
 

Voting Rights

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Jan 17, 2022 Press Release

Washington D.C. — Today, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) joined Martin Luther King III and his family in Washington D.C. as they marched across the Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge for the annual D.C. Peace Walk. She then spoke at a “Deliver for Voting Rights” rally with the King family, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Congressional Black Caucus Chairwoman Joyce Beatty, and others to call on the Senate to reform its rules and pass the Freedom to Vote Act and the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act.

Jan 13, 2022 Press Release

Washington D.C. — Today, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) voted to pass the Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis Act and send this voting rights legislation to the Senate. The bill, which combines critical provisions of the Senate’s Freedom to Vote Act and the House-passed John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act (introduced by Rep.

Jan 11, 2022 Press Release

Atlanta, GA — Today, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) traveled to Atlanta, Georgia, with President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris as they delivered remarks about the need to protect the sacred right to vote. Following President Biden’s address, Rep. Sewell released the following statement:

Jan 11, 2022 Press Release

Atlanta, GA — Today, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) will join President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris in Atlanta, Georgia, as they deliver remarks about the need to protect the constitutional right to vote and the integrity of our elections from corrupt attempts to strip law-abiding citizens of their fundamental freedoms and allow partisan state officials to undermine vote counting processes. Rep.

Jan 10, 2022 Press Release

Washington D.C. — On Tuesday, January 11, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) will travel to Atlanta, Georgia, on Air Force One with President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. There, President Biden will deliver remarks about the need to protect the constitutional right to vote and the integrity of our elections from corrupt attempts to strip law-abiding citizens of their fundamental freedoms and allow partisan state officials to undermine vote counting processes.

Dec 22, 2021 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07), Co-Chair of the Congressional Voting Rights Caucus (CVRC), joined Reps. G. K. Butterfield (NC-01), Marc Veasey (TX-33), and Nikema Williams (GA-05) to urge action to advance the Freedom to Vote Act and John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act. 

Dec 20, 2021 Press Release

Grove Hill, AL - Today, Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) continued her “Building a Better Alabama” Infrastructure District Tour stopping in Choctaw County and Clarke counties to highlight the transformational funding from the $1 trillion bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. Rep. Sewell also gave a full update on her bill, the John R.

Nov 3, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) released the following statement after nearly every Senate Republican voted to block debate on her bill, S. 4, the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act:

Oct 26, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – On Monday, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) spoke on the House Floor during the Congressional Black Caucus’ Special Order Hour to call on her Senate colleagues to reform the filibuster and pass federal legislation to protect the right to vote, including her bill, the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act. Below are Rep. Sewell’s remarks:

Oct 6, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) released the following statement after the introduction of S.4, the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, in the U.S. Senate. The bill was introduced by Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.).