Club for Growth opposes the Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2019, H.R. 4, and urges all Representatives to vote no. The legislation is expected to be considered soon in the House of Representatives. The results of the vote will be included in the Club for Growth Foundation’s 2019 Congressional Scorecard.
H.R. 4 requires states to obtain “preclearance” from the Justice Department in order for the state to make any changes to its voter laws. Supporters of the legislation simply want to reverse state voter identification laws. This is an infringement upon states’ sovereignty and violates federalism. Voter ID laws protect the integrity of the ballot box. This legislation would sacrifice that integrity by allowing the possibility of more illegal votes to be cast and the will of legal voters’ decisions to be thwarted by voter fraud.
Club for Growth Foundation’s Congressional Scorecard for the 116th Congress provides a comprehensive rating of how well or how poorly each member of Congress supports pro-growth, free-market policies and will be distributed to the public.