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H.R.672 Election Support Consolidation and Efficiency Act, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Jun 22, 2011 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Failed by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 235 - 187 (Roll no. 466).

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Science and Astronautics - Environment, Technology, and Standards

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on House Administration

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on House Administration - Elections

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on June 22, 2011, with a roll call of 235 ayes, 187 nays, and 9 not voting.

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  • 60% of users oppose H.R.672

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  • H.R.672 has been viewed 6,210 times

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    Supporting Organizations

    • Center for Fiscal Accountability

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    • Americans for Tax Reform

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    • Kurt S. Browning Florida Secretary of State

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    • Delbert Hosemann, Mississippi Secretary of State

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    • Bill Gardner, New Hampshire Secretary of State

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    • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

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    • League of Women Voters

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    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • Please Don't Eliminate the EAC - June 20, 2012 by joe - Below is my letter to my congressman, Steve Rothman, asking him to vote against HR 672, which will be debated tomorrow on the House floor and likely up for a vote on Wednesday. While I've been critical of the Election ...

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      As noted by joe on June 20, 2012, "Below is my letter to my congressman, Steve Rothman, asking him to vote against HR 672, which will be debated tomorrow on the House floor and likely up for a vote on Wednesday. While I've been critical of the Election ..." (/url?q=https://josephhall.org/nqb2/index.php/nohr672&sa=U&ei=i6kWUJz2B5Go8ATqyIHYCQ&ved=0CEAQmAEwCA&usg=AFQjCNFlKwDaiL3S2NBxIbrhodmLlcA4kg)
    • Please Don't Eliminate the EAC - June 20, 2012 by joe - Below is my letter to my congressman, Steve Rothman, asking him to vote against HR 672, which will be debated tomorrow on the House floor and likely up for a vote on Wednesday. While I've been critical of the Election ...

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      As noted by joe on June 20, 2012, "Below is my letter to my congressman, Steve Rothman, asking him to vote against HR 672, which will be debated tomorrow on the House floor and likely up for a vote on Wednesday. While I've been critical of the Election ..." (/url?q=https://josephhall.org/nqb2/index.php/nohr672&sa=U&ei=ZnQMUJjUOKTL2QWzyq0h&ved=0CEQQmAEwCQ&usg=AFQjCNEONYHneX8nRU59CttH50rB2VQHhQ)
    • Please Don't Eliminate the EAC - June 20, 2012 by joe - Below is my letter to my congressman, Steve Rothman, asking him to vote against HR 672, which will be debated tomorrow on the House floor and likely up for a vote on Wednesday. While I've been critical of the Election ...

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      As noted by joe on June 20, 2012, "Below is my letter to my congressman, Steve Rothman, asking him to vote against HR 672, which will be debated tomorrow on the House floor and likely up for a vote on Wednesday. While I've been critical of the Election ..." (/url?q=https://josephhall.org/nqb2/index.php/nohr672&sa=U&ei=mNIJUPe8C4P42QXd2pHdBw&ved=0CEQQmAEwCQ&usg=AFQjCNFRJ24-cLynlnZu4vkMrwy7FCHMpQ)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Cutting Federal Spending: One Federal Agency Targeted in Congress for Extinction - June 22, 2011 by FedSmith.com - A bill in Congress, HR 672, would eliminate the agency. The bill would amend the Help America Vote Act of 2002 by terminating the agency, the EAC Standards Board, and the EAC Board of Advisors. It would also require the Director of the Office of ...

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      As noted by FedSmith.com on June 22, 2011, " A bill in Congress, HR 672, would eliminate the agency. The bill would amend the Help America Vote Act of 2002 by terminating the agency, the EAC Standards Board, and the EAC Board of Advisors. It would also require the Director of the Office of ... " (http://www.fedsmith.com/headline/17482/)
    • House rejects GOP bill to terminate Election Assistance Commission - June 22, 2011 by The Hill (blog) - The House debated the bill, HR 672, Tuesday night. Republicans said the vote would test the willingness of Democrats to support cuts to federal spending, while Democrats argued that the EAC still serves a useful purpose in helping states establish ...

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      As noted by The Hill (blog) on June 22, 2011, " The House debated the bill, HR 672, Tuesday night. Republicans said the vote would test the willingness of Democrats to support cuts to federal spending, while Democrats argued that the EAC still serves a useful purpose in helping states establish ... " (http://thehill.com/blogs/floor-action/house/167893-house-rejects-gop-bill-to-terminate-election-assistance-commission)
    • Tuesday: Panetta, cloture vote(s) in the Senate - June 21, 2011 by The Hill (blog) - HR 672 would repeal the Election Assistance Commission, which was established soon after the controversial presidential election of 2000. Republicans support its repeal, which would save $14 million per year, but not all Democrats are expected to ...

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      As noted by The Hill (blog) on June 21, 2011, " HR 672 would repeal the Election Assistance Commission, which was established soon after the controversial presidential election of 2000. Republicans support its repeal, which would save $14 million per year, but not all Democrats are expected to ... " (http://thehill.com/blogs/floor-action/senate/167503-tuesday-panetta-cloture-votes-in-the-senate)
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