Right to Vote

SOCIAL SECURITY NEWS YOU CAN USE

 
Social security and women
 
By Jeannette Nunes
Social Security District Manager
 
August 18, 2012 (El Cajon) -- August 26 is known as Women’s Equality Day.  On that date in 1920, the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was signed, giving women the right to vote.

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CONGRESSWOMAN SUSAN DAVIS INTRODUCES BILL TO END ABSENTEE BALLOT RESTRICTIONS

July 18, 2011 (Washington) -- Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) has introduced legislation, the Universal Right to Vote by Mail Act (H.R. 2084), that would end restrictions many states impose on a person’s ability to vote by absentee ballot. 

 
Currently, 21 states restrict an eligible voter’s ability to vote by mail, also known as absentee.  The other states offer no-excuse absentee voting.  Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) re-introduced her bill to end such restrictions and allow all eligible voters nationwide to vote by mail for any reason in federal elections. 
 
 

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CONGRESSWOMAN SUSAN DAVIS INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO END ABSENTEE BALLOT RESTRICTIONS

 

 
June 16, 2011 (Washington) – Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) introduced legislation, the Universal Right to Vote by Mail Act (H.R. 2084), that would end restrictions many states impose on a person’s ability to vote by absentee ballot. 
 
Currently, 21 states restrict an eligible voter’s ability to vote by mail, also known as absentee.  The other states offer no-excuse absentee voting. Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) re-introduced her bill to end such restrictions and allow all eligible voters nationwide to vote by mail for any reason in federal elections. 
 

 


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