Oppose Trump's Election "Integrity" Commission

Official Group Action for Tuesday, August 29, 2017


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Action: Oppose Trump's Election "Integrity" Commission

Please log your call here: https://goo.gl/forms/lbHUvI9h58f0dLqx1

Trump's Electoral Integrity Commission is a dog whistle for racists and an excuse to pass voter suppression laws. Tell our senators to fight it!

Senator Patty Murray:
Script:
“My name is [name], and I’m calling from [city, zip]. I’d like to thank Senator Murray for standing against President Trump’s Election Integrity Commission in the past. As Senator Schumer renews his calls to disband the commission, I ask that Senator Murray join him and work to protect the voting rights of all Americans.”

Number:
DC - 202-224-2621 Seattle - 206-553-5545

Senator Maria Cantwell:
Script:
“My name is [name], and I’m calling from [city, zip]. I am calling to ask the Senator to join Senator Schumer in condemning Trump’s Election Integrity Commission. I also ask that Senator Cantwell work with Senator Schumer in his efforts to disband this commission and protect the voting rights of all Americans. ”

Number:
DC - 202-224-3441 Seattle - 206-220-6400

Background: 
Trump spent quite a bit of time on the campaign trail raising the specter of Democratic voter fraud and urging his followers to challenge voters in “certain” (minority-heavy) “areas.” So it was outrageous but unsurprising that he established an Electoral Integrity Commission in May to collect troves of voter data from states. Given America’s long history of racist voting laws and Trump’s wildly unsubstantiated claims, this commission will almost certainly result in more racially and politically motivated voter suppression.


Senator Chuck Schumer has demanded that Trump abolish the Electoral Integrity Commission. Ask our senators to work with him and prevent Trump from depriving more Americans of their right to vote.

https://medium.com/@SenSchumer/after-charlottesville-its-time-to-end-the-assault-on-voting-rights-2afe5134097f
https://www.murray.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/newsreleases?ContentRecord_id=6B0CC8C8-7479-4C1E-9BC2-D8FF58FB746A
https://www.citylab.com/equity/2016/08/trumps-twist-on-the-voter-fraud-myth/497111/
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