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Improving Washington's Voting Rights Act

This bill didn't receive a vote in the House financial "appropriations" committee by deadline, so has been axed. It would've strengthened our democracy and filled in the gaps in our state's Voting Rights Act.
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House Timeline (50 votes needed)

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Floor Vote

Passed!

  • The Senate bill passed the State Government & Tribal Relations Committee
  • Didn't get a vote in the financial ("Appropriations") Committee
  • Could've been fact-checked in "Rules"
  • All of the House could've voted on it
  • All of both chambers could've voted on it

Senate Timeline (25 votes needed)

Filed

Policy Committee

Ways & Means

Rules Committee

Floor Vote

Passed!

  • Bill filed
  • Passed the State Government & Elections Committee
  • Passed the financial ("Ways & Means") Committee
  • Got fact-checked in "Rules"
  • Passed the Senate, and is now in the House (above)

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Progress towards approval

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