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Keith Ellison Hosting Voting Rights Forum on Oct 6th

Congressman Keith Ellison will be having a forum on Voting Rights with a particular focus on Voter Re-Enfranchisement (i.e., ex-felons). Keith will be speaking about legislation as well as to hear from people on the ground what their concerns are as far as voting. Also, there will be 4 or 5 people on the panel to tell their story or discuss research they’ve done or programs that they are working on that pertain to voting re-enfranchisement.

Congressman Keith Ellison Presents a Voting Rights Forum

Learn about current legislation that affects your right to vote and discuss how to take action.

Joining Congressman Ellison will be a panel of dedicated individuals that are working hard to make democracy more accessible.

Monday, October 6th
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Powderhorn Park
3400 15th Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55407

Voting Rights Legislation Congressman Ellison has introduced:

H.R. 2457: To amend the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 to require states to permit individuals to register to vote in an election for Federal Office on the date of the election.

H.R. 4026: To prohibit election officials from requiring a photo ID as a condition for voting in a Federal election.

About that legislation…

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