Election Security & Voting Rights

Congressman David Scott and Georgia Delegation Express Concerns About Recent Voting Legislation in State House and Senate

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Today, Congressman David Scott led members of the Georgia delegation in a letter to Georgia Speaker of the House Ralston and Georgia Senate Majority Leader Dugan expressing their profound concerns with recently introduced legislation relating to voting procedures. “We are pleased that after many recounts and certifications, claims of widespread voter fraud were soundly rejected,” said Scott. “And ...

Congressman Scott Votes to Pass Updated HEROES Act

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Congressman David Scott (GA-13) and House Democrats voted to pass the updated HEROES Act, addressing urgent COVID-19 public health and economic relief needs that have developed since the House passed an earlier version in May. “Tonight, I voted to deliver critical aid immediately to the American people,” said Rep. Scott. “Challenges stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic continue to persist and evolv...

Congressman Scott Supports Passage of Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2019

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Congressman David Scott (GA-13) provided the following statement upon passage of H.R. 4, the Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2019 by 228 Members in the U.S. House of Representatives today: "I am a proud supporter of the Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2019 so future Georgian voters are protected from flawed and oppressive voting procedures. H.R. 4 reinstates important provisions of the Voting Ri...

Congressman David Scott Leads Letter to Georgia Secretary of State Condemning Voter Roll Purges

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Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13), along with U.S. Representatives John Lewis (GA-5), Sanford Bishop (GA-2), Hank Johnson (GA-4) and Lucy McBath (GA-6) sent a letter to Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger expressing their strong opposition to Georgia plans to purge 330,000 voter registrations. See the signed version of the letter here and read the text below: The Honorable Brad Raffe...

Scott Floor Remarks Supporting Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commemorative Coin Act

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Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) spoke on the House Floor in support of H.R. 2423, the Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commemorative Coin Act. Below are the transcript of his remarks and a link to the video: Click here to watch the full remarks. “2020 marks the centennial anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, granting women the right to vote. This historic centennial offers an un...