More on Election Reform
Washington D.C.—Today, an amendment from Congressman Joe Neguse on national early registration passed the House with bipartisan support—239 total votes—as part of H.R. 1, the For the People Act. The amendment allows 16 and 17-year-olds nationwide the ability to pre-register to vote ahead of their 18th birthday.
Washington D.C.— Today, Congressman Joe Neguse introduced The Next Generation Votes Act, federal pre-registration legislation to allow for 16 and 17-year-olds to register to vote ahead of their 18th birthday. Across the nation, a growing number of states are taking up pre-registration to integrate young people into the democratic process early, at a time when they are more likely to begin interacting with government agencies, such as the Department of Motor Vehicles, where voter registration services are offered. The Next Generation Votes Act builds on work Rep.
Washington D.C—Today, Congressman Joe Neguse was appointed to the House Judiciary Committee, which oversees the administration of justice within the federal courts, administrative agencies and federal law enforcement entities. Congressman Neguse issued the following statement regarding his appointment: