Here in America, every person who meets the proper legal requirements has the right to vote. And, when they do, their votes should be counted. This is basic. And, now is the time to solidify those promises with the Freedom to Vote Act.
The bill was largely influenced by Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin as a compromise to the Democrats’ first attempt at voting rights reform, which was widely rejected as a massive, federal overreach. And, it has a number of reforms that Republicans ought to like and make our elections systems even stronger and instill some much-needed confidence into the process.