October 16, 2018

Election Law

Letters & Testimony

The ABA frequently corresponds with Members of Congress, the Executive Branch and other governmental bodies and testifies before Congress on matters of importance to the administration of justice and the legal profession.

113th Congress

6/25/14
House Judiciary Committee 
ABA Letter Supporting the Voting Rights Amendment Act of 2014

5/6/14
Senate 
ABA Supports Transparency in Campaign Finance

4/25/13
Senate 
ABA Letter Supporting the Follow the Money Act of 2013

111th Congress

2/23/09
Senate 
ABA Supports S. 160, the District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act of 2009 (Entire Senate)

2/10/09
Senate 
Letter supporting S. 160, the District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act of 2009 (Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs)

1/26/09
House 
Letter supporting H.R. 157, the District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act of 2009 (Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, Committee on the Judiciary)

110th Congress

1/31/08
Senate 
Written statement regarding the need to address the voting practices of older citizens

9/17/07
Senate 
Letter supporting S. 1257, the District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act of 2007

7/24/07
Senate 
Letter supporting S. 1433, the District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act of 2007

4/18/07
House 
Letter supporting H.R. 1257, the District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act of 2007

3/21/07
House 
Letter supporting H.R. 1433, the District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act of 2007

109th Congress

9/14/06
House 
Written statement commenting on DC Fair & Equal House Voting Rights Act (Subcommittee on the Constitution, Committee on the Judiciary)\

7/20/06
Senate 
Letter supporting legislation to extend provisions of the Voting Rights Act

7/12/06
House 
Letter supporting legislation to extend provisions of the Voting Rights Act

6/27/06
Senate 
Letter supporting the Voting Rights Act Reauthorization and Amendments Act of 2006 (Committee on the Judiciary)

6/16/06
House 
Letter supporting H.R. 5388, the District of Columbia Fair and Equal House Voting Rights Act (Committee on the Judiciary)

6/2/06
House 
Letter supporting the Voting Rights Act of 1965 as amended through 1992

6/1/05
Senate 
Letter supporting voting representation in Congress for residents of DC

6/1/05
Senate 
Letter supporting voting representation in Congress for residents of DC

4/13/05
House 
Letter supporting voting representation in Congress for residents of DC

4/13/05
House 
Letter supporting voting representation in Congress for residents of DC