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S.804 - Civic Participation Act of 2007

A bill to amend the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to improve the administration of elections for Federal office, and for other purposes. view all titles (4)

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  • Short: Civic Participation Act of 2007 as introduced.
  • Short: Federal Election Day Act of 2007 as introduced.
  • Official: A bill to amend the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to improve the administration of elections for Federal office, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Count Every Vote Act of 2007 as introduced.

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Official Summary

Count Every Vote Act of 2005 - Amends the Help America Vote Act of 2002 with respect to : (1) voter verification and mandatory auditing by state officials; (2) provisional ballots and requirements for casting and counting them; (3) shortening of voter wait lines; (4) equitable allocation of

Official Summary

Count Every Vote Act of 2005 - Amends the Help America Vote Act of 2002 with respect to :
(1) voter verification and mandatory auditing by state officials;
(2) provisional ballots and requirements for casting and counting them;
(3) shortening of voter wait lines;
(4) equitable allocation of voting systems, poll workers, and election resources;
(5) absentee balloting;
(6) training of poll workers;
(7) standards for purging voters;
(8) an election day registration grant program;
(9) standards for early voting;
(10) voter registration and identification;
(11) prohibition of deceptive practices and certain campaign activities;
(12) voting rights of individuals convicted of criminal offenses; and
(13) the Election Assistance Commission. Makes appropriations to carry out this Act. Federal Election Day Act of 2007 - Amends federal civil service to provide for federal election day as a public holiday.

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