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John Lewis' Public Statements on Issue: Campaign Finance and Elections

Full Name: John R. Lewis
Office: U.S. House (GA) - District 5, Democratic
First Elected: 11/04/1986
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 5
Primary May 20, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Lillian; 1 Child: John
Birth Date: 02/21/1940
Birth Place: Troy, AL
Home City: Atlanta, GA
Religion: Protestant
Date Title
June 9, 2014 Authorizing Use of Rotunda for Ceremony Commemorating 50th Anniversary of Enactment of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
Feb. 25, 2014 The Washington Post - Why We Still Need the Voting Rights Act
July 19, 2013 Whip Hoyer Introduces Election Assistance Commission Resolution
June 27, 2013 Save the Voting Rights Act of 1965
June 25, 2013 MSNBC "The Rachel Maddow Show" - Transcript - Voting Rights
June 25, 2013 Rep. John Lewis Calls Court Decision "a Dagger" in the Heart of Voting Access
June 25, 2013 CNN "The Situation Room" - Transcript - Supreme Court Decisions
Jan. 23, 2013 Senator Gillibrand Teams Up With Civil Rights Leader Rep. John Lewis to Reintroduce Voter Empowerment Act in Senate
Sept. 28, 2012 Letter To Artur Davis
Sept. 21, 2012 Democratic Leaders Challenge GOP to Change Least Productive Record
Sept. 20, 2012 Reps. Lewis, Scott & Johnson to Host "For the People" Voter
May 30, 2012 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript
May 17, 2012 House Democrats Unveil Comprehensive Voting Rights Legislation - The Voter Empowerment Act
Dec. 13, 2011 Statesman.com - Don't Allow Americans' Voting Rights to be Attacked
Nov. 9, 2011 Letter to Lamar Smith, John Conyers, Daniel E. Lungren and Robert A. Brady
Nov. 3, 2011 Letter to Secretaries of State
July 19, 2011 Rep. John Lewis Condemns Voter Suppression In the U.S.
June 22, 2011 Rep. John Lewis Speaks Out Against Republican Attack on Voting Assistance
June 1, 2009 Representative John Lewis Says DOJ Agrees Georgia Voter Verification Process Is Discriminatory
April 24, 2009 Rep. John Lewis Argues In Support Of Voting Rights Act
Nov. 5, 2008 NBC "Today" - Transcript
Oct. 10, 2008 Rep. John Lewis Says Georgia's Massive Voter ID Checks are Harassment
Oct. 26, 2005 Federal Housing Finance Reform Act of 2005
Oct. 25, 2005 Rep. John Lewis Says Church Should be Able to Register The Poor to Vote
Feb. 23, 2004 CNN Judy Woodruff's Inside Politics - Transcript
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Voting Rights
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