Congressman Smith Marks the 51st Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act

Washington D.C. –  Congressman Adam Smith released the following statement commemorating the 51stanniversary of the signing of the Voting Rights Act (VRA):   On August 6th, our country celebrates the 1965 signing of the most successful piece of civil rights legislation in our nation’s history. On this significant anniversary, it is important to remember that any … READ MORE

Congressman Smith Recognizes 50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act

  Congressman Adam Smith released the following statement recognizing the 50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act. “Having free and fair elections is essential for our democracy, and for 50 years now, the Voting Rights Act has played a critical role in protecting individuals’ right to vote regardless of race, ethnic background, or level of … READ MORE