Progressive Groups Demand Feinstein Help Pass Democratic Election Bills Or Resign

Progressive Groups Demand Feinstein Help Pass Democratic Election Bills Or Resign


A coalition of 69 progressive organizations in California sent a letter to Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein demanding that she take steps to pass Democratic-backed legislation to overhaul the voting system, including abolishing or carving out the legislative filibuster or resign from the Senate. 

“We, the 69 undersigned advocacy, civic, and environmental groups in California representing over 150,000 of your constituents, ask that you, publicly and by the end of November, call for the swift passage of the Freedom to Vote Act and the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act,” the letter states. “We further ask that you clearly and unequivocally call for abolishing or providing a voting rights exception to the Senate filibuster, which is being used to block consideration of both bills.” 

“If you are unwilling

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