S.1828 - Weekend Voting Act115th Congress (2017-2018) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. Reed, Jack [D-RI] (Introduced 09/18/2017)|
|Committees:||Senate - Rules and Administration|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 09/18/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1828 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (09/18/2017)
Weekend Voting Act
This bill amends the Revised Statutes of the United States to change the timing for regularly scheduled elections for the House of Representatives, Senate, and electors of the President and Vice President to the first Saturday and Sunday after the first Friday in November.
Each state shall by law establish the hours of operation for polling places.
This bill expresses the sense of Congress that the holding of elections over a weekend should be carried out in a manner which does not interfere with religious practices and should result in cost savings to the taxpayer.