Congresswoman Terri Sewell

Representing the 7th District of Alabama

Montgomery Advertiser: Ala. falls short on voting rights

Nov 16, 2015
In The News

Alabama officials were taken to the woodshed last week when they reached a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice on implementation of the National Voter Registration Act of 1993.

The law includes a provision called “Motor Voter,” which requires states let anyone applying for or renewing driver's licenses also register to vote. Alabama leaders have lawlessly ignored that mandate since it passed, but were busted in September, when the DOJ threatened to sue.

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