Wisconsin officials have been officially sued after election failure.

The election failure that took place in Wisconsin is now being recognized as the “biggest election failure since the Voting Rights Act was enacted”. Thousands of individuals were denied the right to vote as a result of the way Wisconsin elections were handled. Read more about the current litigation here.GettyImages-106573501611-1200x627

Today, the House is set to vote on $3 trillion aid package and historic rules changing remote voting.

This resolution being voted on today is considering additional aid to the american public as well as new options for remote voting. This bill would allow individuals to utilize technology to one day cast their votes from home.  For example, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, suggested members could  utilize technology similar to FaceTime to call to cast their votes. Read more about this historic legislation here.00Y7NpBeWxP0wCIPjvCl8wg-1.fit_scale.size_2698x1517.v1569491169

Today in History: The Civil Rights Act of 1960 was signed.

On May 6, 1960 the Civil Rights Act of 1960 was signed into law. The Act  was intended to strengthen voting rights across the country. It specifically included provisions calling for the  federal  government to inspect local voter registration rolls and authorized court-appointed referees to help African Americans register and vote. This act also provided criminal penalties for any and all parties attempting to prevent people from voting. See the the original Act virtually here.