The Voting Rights Act of 1965, signed by President Lyndon B. Johnson, is the signature legislation that helped to restore the right to vote guaranteed by the 14th and 15th Amendments. The Voting Rights Act has been called the single most effective piece of civil rights legislation ever passed by Congress. In recent years, the [...]Continue Reading "Empower The Vote Texas"
April 21st, 2012 At 1 PM is the Grayson County Democrat’s County Convention at the Grayson County Courthouse. Please set with your Precinct when you arrive and sign- in on the sheet at your precinct location. If there is not a precinct chair then maybe we can have you to step up to be Precinct Chair. Our Precinct [...]Continue Reading "Announcements: 2012 Democratic Party Conventions"
Under the current system of electing the President, a candidate may win a majority of the Electoral College without having a majority of the nationwide popular vote. The National Popular Vote bill would reform the Electoral College by guaranteeing the Presidency to the presidential candidate who receives the most popular votes in all 50 states [...]Continue Reading "NATIONAL POPULAR VOTE, GET RID OF THE ELECTORAL COLLEGE"