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Congressman Jamie Raskin

Representing the 8th District of Maryland

Voting Rights & Campaign Finance

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July 12, 2018 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Committee on House Administration Democrats are releasing a new report today detailing the election security preparedness of the 50 states ahead of the 2018 midterm elections.
June 15, 2018 Press Release
Today, Democratic Members of the House Committee on Administration introduced the SAVE VOTERS Act (H.R. 6122) – a bill to protect voters in their exercise of constitutional rights and end the harmful practice of states conducting overly broad voter roll purges.
June 14, 2018 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Democratic Members of the Committee on House Administration released the following statement regarding the Fiscal Year 2019 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations bill that passed the House Committee on Appropriations today.

From Committee on House Administration Ranking Member Robert A. Brady (D-Pa.), Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.), and Jamie Raskin (D-Md.):

May 24, 2018 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Earlier this week, at an election security forum hosted by Committee on House Administration member Jamie Raskin (MD-08) and special guest Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05), members of the public heard from election security experts and public officials about the safety of our election infrastructure headed into the 2018 midterm elections.

May 11, 2018 Press Release

(SILVER SPRING, MD) – Following their visit to the Election Assistance Commission (EAC) headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland yesterday, Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) and Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) announced plans for a public forum on election security in Rockville, Maryland on May 22nd. Raskin serves on the Committee on House Administration, which oversees the EAC.

April 9, 2018 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.)-Congressman Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) today joined Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen, along with Congressmen Steny Hoyer, Elijah E. Cummings, C.A.

November 9, 2017 Press Release
Reps. Jamie Raskin (MD-08) and House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (MI-13), wrote to Vice President Mike Pence and Vice Charmain of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, expressing concern about the Commission’s reported violation of federal records retention laws.
September 6, 2017 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) and Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47)—along with a bipartisan coalition of 34 current and former Members of Congress—submitted an amicus brief with the United States Supreme Court late Monday night in a pending case before the High Court that could stop the undemocratic partisan gerrymandering of political districts.

June 26, 2017 In The News

If we want to stop gerrymandering, and move beyond constant litigation over how lines are drawn, we must rethink the way we do districting itself. That’s why the Fair Representation Act, recently introduced before Congress by Representative Don Beyer of Virginia and Representative Jamie Raskin of Maryland, creates such an exciting path forward.

Read more here.

March 21, 2017 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) has introduced the ‘Get Foreign Money Out of U.S. Elections Act’ (H.R. 1615). The bill would close a campaign finance loophole that allows foreign-owned, foreign-controlled, and foreign-influenced corporations to funnel unlimited cash into U.S. elections.