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John Conyers, Jr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Campaign Finance and Elections

Full Name: John Conyers, Jr.
Office: U.S. House (MI) - District 13, Democratic
First Elected: 11/03/1964
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 13
Primary Aug. 5, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Monica; 2 Children: John III, Carl
Birth Date: 05/16/1929
Birth Place: Detroit, MI
Home City: Detroit, MI
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
Issue Position: Election Reform
Issue Position: Voting Rights
April 2, 2014 Conyers Criticizes Supreme Court Ruling As Another Blow to Democracy
March 31, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Rights Act
March 27, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act
Feb. 7, 2014 Conyers Lauds Presidential Commission's Bipartisan Approach to Addressing Voting Problems
Nov. 4, 2013 Conyers Commends Justice Department's Dispatching of Federal Election Observers for Detroit Election Tomorrow
Aug. 22, 2013 Conyers Applauds Attorney General's Efforts to Block Discriminatory Texas Voter ID Law
July 19, 2013 Whip Hoyer Introduces Election Assistance Commission Resolution
July 18, 2013 Hearing of the House Judicary Committee - The Voting Rights Act after the Supreme Court's Decision in Shelby County
July 18, 2013 Conyers: Continue the Bipartisan Tradition of Emboldening Voting Rights
June 26, 2013 Bipartisan Judiciary Members: Supreme Court Acknowledges the Work of the Voting Rights Act is Not Complete
June 25, 2013 Conyers: Supreme Court's Ruling in Shelby County v. Holder Undermines Critical Protections in Voting Rights Act
June 25, 2013 Conyers: Supreme Court's Ruling in Shelby County v. Holder Undermines Critical Protections in Voting Rights Act
Jan. 23, 2013 Senator Gillibrand Teams Up With Civil Rights Leader Rep. John Lewis to Reintroduce Voter Empowerment Act in Senate
Oct. 19, 2012 Letter to Reince Priebus, Chairman Republican National Committee
Oct. 17, 2012 Conyers Lauds Supreme Court's Rejection of Ohio Early Voting Case
Oct. 2, 2012 Ranking Democrats Call for Answers from Republican Chairman and Amid Allegations of Voter Registration Fraud by RNC Contractor
Oct. 2, 2012 Conyers Praises Pennsylvania Court's Voter ID Ruling
Sept. 28, 2012 Letter To Artur Davis
Sept. 18, 2012 Conyers Welcomes Pennsylvania Supreme Court Decision Against Voter ID Law
Sept. 12, 2012 Conyers Applauds Federal Court Decision Blocking Onerous Texas Voter ID Law
Aug. 25, 2012 Conyers and Fudge Call for Investigation of Potential Voter Suppression in Ohio
Aug. 2, 2012 Rep. McGovern Joins Dingell, Dem Colleagues in Standing Up Against Citizens United
Aug. 1, 2012 Hoyer, Brady & Conyers Hold Student Voting Rights Summit Meeting
June 7, 2012 Conyers Praises Attorney General Holder's Record on Voting and Civil Rights
May 18, 2012 Conyers Joins Lewis, Hoyer, Clyburn, and Brady in Introducing the Voter Empowerment Act
May 17, 2012 House Democrats Unveil Comprehensive Voting Rights Legislation - The Voter Empowerment Act
April 18, 2012 Conyers Pledges to Support Constitutional Amendment to Limit Secret Corporate Campaign Cash in Elections Permitted Under Citizens United
March 28, 2012 Letters to President Obama and Douglas Shulman, Commissioner of Internal Revenue Service
Jan. 20, 2012 Conyers: People Must Know Who is Flooding the Airways with Anonymous Political Ads
Nov. 15, 2011 Rep. Fudge Joins Whip Hoyer and House Democrats for Forum on State Voter Laws
Nov. 14, 2011 Cohen and House Democrats Hold Forum on State Voters Laws
Nov. 4, 2011 Voter Suppression in America
Nov. 3, 2011 Letter to Secretaries of State
Jan. 5, 2011 Introducing the Caging Prohibition Act
Jan. 5, 2011 Voting Opportunity and Technology Enhancement Rights Act
July 1, 2010 Barring Political Spending by Lobbyists Whose Clients Include State Sponsors of Terrorism
July 24, 2009 Democracy Restoration Act of 2009
Feb. 11, 2009 Dreier, Conyers Call for Direct Election of All U.S. Senators
Jan. 7, 2009 Introduction of Deceptive Practices and Voter Intimidation Prevention Act of 2009
Jan. 7, 2009 Caging Prohibition Act of 2009
Jan. 7, 2009 Introduction of the Voting Opportunity and Technology Enhancement Rights (Voter) Act of 2009
April 28, 2008 Conyers, Nadler Disappointed with Supreme Court Decision on Voter ID law
Jan. 17, 2008 Introduction of Caging Prohibition Act of 2008
Oct. 12, 2007 Conyers Reacts to DOJ Voting Chief's Comments on 2004 Ohio Investigation
March 1, 2007 Introduction of the Deceptive Practices and Voter Intimidation Prevention Act of 2007
Nov. 9, 2006 Conyers on New Congress
Oct. 20, 2006 Blog: Helping Us Win In November
Sept. 30, 2006 Conyers Slams GOP for Failed Record
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