Contact legislators now to support the WA Voting Rights Act!
Dear Community Members,
The WA Voting Rights Act (HB2612 | SB6381) will ensure that all communities have an equal opportunity for their vote to count. Without a WVRA, many communities are without representation in local government. The WVRA will increase civic engagement in minority communities and restore faith in representative government. After the passage of the California Voting Rights Act in 2001, California saw an increase in minority representation in local elected office, which corresponded with an increase in voter registration and turnout in the same communities. Read more at http://fairrepresentationwa.org/wvra/.
The WVRA has strong endorsements from Congressman Jay Inslee (D-WA 1), Congressman Adam Smith (D-WA 9), and King County Council Members Bob Ferguson and Larry Gossett.
It is essential that supporters make calls/send e-mails ASAP to their lawmakers to support the WA Voting Rights Act of 2012, we have until Tuesday (Feb 14) at 5:00pm to pass the bill out of the House!
Please contact the following key legislators:
Message – Please support HB2612, the Washington Voting Rights Act to make sure that everyone has an equal opportunity for their vote to count. (VRA Talking Points attached).
Kagi (32 – Shoreline) – 360-786-7910 ; firstname.lastname@example.org
Hansen (23 – Bainbridge Island) – 360-786-7842 ; email@example.com
Moeller (49 – Vancouver) – 360-786-7872 ; firstname.lastname@example.org
Takko (19 – Pacific County) – 360-786-7806 ; email@example.com
Kelley (28 – Lakewood/University Place) – 360-786-7890 ; firstname.lastname@example.org
Blake (19 – Pacific County) – 360-786-7870 ; email@example.com
Kirby (29 – Tacoma) – 360-786-7996 ; firstname.lastname@example.org
Green (28 – Lakewood/University Place) – 360-786-7958 ; email@example.com
Speaker Chopp (43 – Capitol Hill/U-District) – 360-786-7920 ; firstname.lastname@example.org
Sullivan (47 – Kent/Auburn/Covington/Black Diamond) – 360-786-7858; email@example.com@leg.wa.gov