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Heritage Action Grassroots Call for Immediate Special Session for Texas Election Integrity Bill

Texas

Heritage Action, a national conservative grassroots organization, today issued a statement from Executive Director Jessica Anderson and Texas Regional Coordinator Rebekah Warwick calling for an immediate special legislative session to pass election integrity bill SB 7 after the bill failed to receive a vote on the floor of the House last night.

May 31, 2021

Heritage Action Activists Lead Opposition to Nevada Election Bill

Nevada

Heritage Action, a national conservative grassroots organization, today announced an effort in Nevada by grassroots activists to oppose AB 321, a bill to weaken Nevada’s election laws and make the state’s elections more vulnerable to fraud. Heritage Action Sentinels, dedicated grassroots activists, led the effort, collecting over 1700 signatures from activists for a letter calling for legislators to oppose the bill and instead fight for fair, secure elections.

May 26, 2021

Democrats’ Partisan Power Grab: Vetoing State Voter Laws

Federal

On May 11, the Senate Rules Committee held a markup of S. 1, the “Corrupt Politicians Act.” There were 40 amendments voted on during the markup, with 11 passing and 29 failing. The final vote to discharge the bill from the Committee, as amended, failed by a party-line vote of 9-9. Under the rules of the power-sharing agreement reached by Majority Leader Schumer and Minority Leader McConnell at the beginning of this Congress, bills that are not discharged from committee because of a tie vote can still be considered by the full Senate on the floor if a majority of the members of the full Senate vote in favor of discharging the bill from committee.

May 25, 2021

Texas Legislature Should Continue Strengthening Election Integrity

Texas

Heritage Action, the national conservative grassroots organization, today released a statement from Executive Director Jessica Anderson encouraging Texas to strengthen election-related legislation currently under consideration:

May 11, 2021

Gov. Ducey Signs Strong Election Integrity Bill Into Law

Arizona

This afternoon, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed an important election integrity bill into law, SB1485, shortly after it passed the Senate. SB1485 will reform the state’s early voting list and remove voters who have failed to vote in two consecutive election cycles. Heritage Action, a national conservative grassroots organization, released a statement from Executive Director Jessica Anderson applauding the new law:

May 11, 2021

Heritage Action Applauds Governor DeSantis for Election Integrity Effort

Florida

Moments ago, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed SB 90, a significant election integrity bill. Heritage Action, a national conservative grassroots organization, released a statement from Executive Director Jessica Anderson applauding the Governor for his leadership on election integrity:

May 6, 2021

Florida Legislature Passes Strong Election Security Legislation

Florida

Moments ago, the Florida Senate passed the amended version of SB 90, a historic election integrity bill. Heritage Action, a national conservative grassroots organization, released a statement from Executive Director Jessica Anderson applauding the legislature for their efforts:

April 29, 2021

Top Election Expert Corrects the Record on Arizona Voting Bill

Arizona

Last week, the Arizona Senate took up SB1485, a bill to clean up the state’s early voting list and remove registrations that have been inactive in two consecutive election cycles. Some lawmakers in the state have opposed the bill based on misunderstandings about the bill’s effects and timeline. Hans von Spakovsky, one of the nation’s foremost election law experts and a senior legal fellow at The Heritage Foundation, analyzed the bill and issued the following statement:

April 28, 2021

Conservatives Call for Election Integrity in Arizona

Arizona

A coalition of conservative groups, led by Heritage Action and the Arizona Free Enterprise Club, today issued a statement calling for the Arizona Senate to quickly pass SB1485:

April 27, 2021

Florida Lawmakers Must Act to Protect Elections from Outside Influence

Florida

Heritage Action, a national conservative grassroots organization, today released a statement from Executive Director Jessica Anderson encouraging Florida lawmakers to pass strong legislation to protect Florida’s election system:

April 26, 2021

Myth vs. Fact: Misinformation on Florida’s Election Reforms

Florida

Don’t believe Democrats’ misinformation about Florida’s proposed reforms.

April 26, 2021

Texas Advances Strong Election Integrity Legislation

Texas

Heritage Action, a national conservative grassroots organization, released a statement from Executive Director Jessica Anderson in support of HB6, SB7, and HB 2478, bills to strengthen Texas’s election laws and provide voter ID for mail-in ballots.

April 23, 2021