Highlights from the Week
2. Last week the House passed the Paycheck Fairness Act, which addresses wage discrimination on the basis of sex. Click here to read what’s in the bill.
3. The results of Louisiana's 2nd Congressional District special election are in! Check out the winner here.
4. Texas Congressional District 6 has a special election scheduled for Saturday, May 1, to fill the seat of the late Rep. Ron Wright, the first member of Congress to die from the COVID-19 coronavirus. Click here to see all the candidates running in that election.
5. The United States has surpassed 200 million administered doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. Click here to read statements from your representatives about the vaccine roll-out.
By Makala, James, and the Elections Research team
Louisiana held special runoff elections last weekend. Check out the results for the Education Board special election here, and the results for State House District 82 runoff election here. Click on any candidate’s bio folder to learn more.
By Annie, Chelsea, and the Officials Research team
Public Statements: 1,400 statements were added this week
States: 52 bills added
Both chambers of the New York legislature approved of a bill that would extend the ability to vote to individuals convicted of a felony who are currently paroled.
The Arizona legislature passed a bill that would that rescind voters from the early ballot mailing list and ends the permanent early voting list.
Congress: 2 bills added