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Voting & Elections

Read the latest updates and learn more about why voting and elections are important and why it’s vital to exercise our right to vote through a Reform Jewish perspective.

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Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Voting Rights & Elections

Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Voting Rights & Elections

Still No Representation for the Nation’s Capital
Posted on Wednesday December 31, 2014

Though 40 states voted on 139 ballot measures last November, there were voters in the country who were not fully heard: those in the District of Columbia. Ironically, those who live where Congress meets lack full representation. There is no one representing the District in the Senate, and the House of Representatives has one DC […]

L’Taken Participant Speaks Out for Voting Rights
Posted on Thursday December 18, 2014

This past weekend at L’Taken, Ben from Beth Sholom Temple in Fredericksburg, Virginia spoke to Senator Mark Warner’s staff about voting rights. Since the Supreme Court struck down a key provision of the Voting Rights Act in Shelby County v. Holder, it has become harder for many minority and vulnerable populations to obtain fair access […]

RAC Submits Testimony for Senate Judiciary Subcommittee Hearing
Posted on Monday December 08, 2014

Tomorrow, Senator Durbin is holding a final hearing for the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights. The Senator’s goal for the hearing is to assess what has been accomplished in recent years and what still needs to be done on key civil and human rights issues. The RAC has submitted […]

Reform Movement Clergy Join Interfaith Letter Asking for Voter Protection
Posted on Monday November 24, 2014

This midterm election, only 36.4 percent of the voting eligible population cast ballots. The disappointing turnout is not surprising- midterm election turnout has been declining and is always lower than presidential elections. But, this year is particularly troubling because of the disenfranchisement that occurred across the country. Fourteen states faced new voting restrictions this election […]

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