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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Democratic Women’s Caucus (DWC) Co-Chairs Reps. Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14), Lois Frankel (FL-21), Jackie Speier (CA-14), and Vice Chairs Reps. Veronica Escobar (TX-16) and Deb Haaland (NM-01) will host a virtual meeting on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 to discuss how women have fought for voting rights, our role in protecting the right to vote against constant attacks, and why diverse women’s voices matter in our democracy. Also joining the roundtable are the Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the U.S.
New Mexico voters have a chance this year to send a historic all-female U.S. House delegation to Congress, no matter which party wins races.
And the state’s three congresswomen may all be women of color – another national milestone.
Struggles with mail access, internet and language barriers could be amplified.
As many election officials across the country move to bolster vote by mail efforts in their states amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, some leaders in Native American communities are worried their voters could be left behind if voting by mail becomes the overwhelming norm for conducting the 2020 election.
In the week since Sen. Bernie Sanders' exit from the presidential race effectively ended the 2020 Democratic primary, former Vice President Joe Biden has begun to confront the task of both uniting a party still fractured along ideological lines, and amassing the resources to compete with the war chest of an incumbent Republican president and GOP that, as of this month, stands at roughly $240 million.