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Voting Access Act

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Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to require States to meet standards for the location and operation of polling places used in elections for Federal office, including a standard requiring States to ensure that no individual waits for longer than one hour to cast a vote at a polling place, and for other purposes.

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06/15/2016Introduced in House

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06/15/2016Referred to the House Committee on House Administration.
Action By: House of Representatives
06/15/2016Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (54)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Kirkpatrick, Ann [D-AZ-1]* 06/15/2016
Rep. Gallego, Ruben [D-AZ-7]* 06/15/2016
Rep. Veasey, Marc A. [D-TX-33]* 06/15/2016
Rep. Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18]* 06/15/2016
Rep. Lieu, Ted [D-CA-33]* 06/15/2016
Rep. Watson Coleman, Bonnie [D-NJ-12]* 06/15/2016
Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large]* 06/15/2016
Rep. Conyers, John, Jr. [D-MI-13]* 06/15/2016
Rep. Meeks, Gregory W. [D-NY-5]* 06/15/2016
Rep. Higgins, Brian [D-NY-26]* 06/15/2016
Rep. Wasserman Schultz, Debbie [D-FL-23]* 06/15/2016
Rep. Richmond, Cedric L. [D-LA-2]* 06/15/2016
Rep. Van Hollen, Chris [D-MD-8]* 06/15/2016
Rep. Scott, Robert C. "Bobby" [D-VA-3]* 06/15/2016
Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3]* 06/15/2016
Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-13]* 06/15/2016
Rep. Cohen, Steve [D-TN-9] 06/21/2016
Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-20] 06/21/2016
Rep. Ellison, Keith [D-MN-5] 06/21/2016
Rep. Farr, Sam [D-CA-20] 06/21/2016
Rep. Beatty, Joyce [D-OH-3] 06/21/2016
Rep. Polis, Jared [D-CO-2] 06/21/2016
Rep. Swalwell, Eric [D-CA-15] 06/22/2016
Rep. Rangel, Charles B. [D-NY-13] 06/22/2016
Rep. Hinojosa, Ruben [D-TX-15] 06/22/2016
Rep. Davis, Susan A. [D-CA-53] 06/24/2016
Rep. Serrano, Jose E. [D-NY-15] 06/24/2016
Rep. Wilson, Frederica S. [D-FL-24] 06/24/2016
Rep. Tonko, Paul [D-NY-20] 07/01/2016
Rep. Green, Al [D-TX-9] 07/01/2016
Rep. Jeffries, Hakeem S. [D-NY-8] 07/01/2016
Rep. McNerney, Jerry [D-CA-9] 07/01/2016
Rep. Foster, Bill [D-IL-11] 07/01/2016
Rep. Brown, Corrine [D-FL-5] 07/01/2016
Rep. Slaughter, Louise McIntosh [D-NY-25] 07/06/2016
Rep. Israel, Steve [D-NY-3] 07/06/2016
Rep. Smith, Adam [D-WA-9] 07/06/2016
Rep. Nadler, Jerrold [D-NY-10] 07/06/2016
Rep. Payne, Donald M., Jr. [D-NJ-10] 07/07/2016
Rep. Frankel, Lois [D-FL-22] 07/12/2016
Rep. Rice, Kathleen M. [D-NY-4] 07/12/2016
Rep. Cartwright, Matt [D-PA-17] 07/13/2016
Rep. Yarmuth, John A. [D-KY-3] 07/13/2016
Rep. Garamendi, John [D-CA-3] 07/14/2016
Rep. Langevin, James R. [D-RI-2] 09/08/2016
Rep. Cicilline, David N. [D-RI-1] 09/08/2016
Rep. Johnson, Henry C. "Hank," Jr. [D-GA-4] 09/08/2016
Rep. Chu, Judy [D-CA-27] 09/12/2016
Rep. Honda, Michael M. [D-CA-17] 11/15/2016
Rep. Moore, Gwen [D-WI-4] 11/15/2016
Rep. Clarke, Yvette D. [D-NY-9] 11/15/2016
Rep. Quigley, Mike [D-IL-5] 11/30/2016
Rep. Lowenthal, Alan S. [D-CA-47] 11/30/2016
Rep. Gutierrez, Luis V. [D-IL-4] 11/30/2016

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House Administration06/15/2016 Referred to

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Introduced in House (06/15/2016)

Voting Access Act

This bill amends the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to require each state to comply with national standards established by the Election Assistance Commission for the location and operation of polling places used in elections for federal office.

The Commission shall establish such standards and study instances of the misidentification by election officials of the political party registration of individuals attempting to vote in primary elections for federal office.