Support Democracy Reform!

The For the People Act (HR 1), introduced by Senator John Sarbanes (D-MD), would enact a series of transformational democracy reforms, including:

  • modernizing voter registration by implementing online voter registration, automatic voter registration, and same-day registration;
  • restoring voting rights to individuals currently or previously incarcerated;
  • establishing two weeks of early voting for federal elections;
  • making Election Day a federal holiday;
  • increasing funds for election security; and
  • requiring states to implement independent redistricting commissions.

The bill would also implement campaign finance reform measures and ethics guidelines. The House of Representatives passed this legislation (HR 1) 234-193 in the last Congress on March 8, 2019.