Voting Rights Act Reauthorization
On Passage
House Roll Call No. 374
109th Congress, 2nd Session

Passed: 390-33 (see complete tally)
On July 13, 2006, the House of Representatives passed, H.R. 9, the Fannie Lou Hamer, Rosa Parks and Coretta Scott King Voting Rights Act Reauthorization and Amendments Act of 2006, by a vote of 390-33. The bill reauthorized provisions of the Voting Rights Act that require jurisdictions with a history of voting discrimination to obtain federal approval for changes in voting practices and that require certain jurisdictions to provide language assistance to certain voters who do not speak English well. The ACLU supported this bill because the Voting Rights Act has ensured that minority citizens have access to the ballot box by reducing and deterring voting discrimination. (Roll Call Vote Number: 374)

Vote Map: House Roll Call No. 374
Votes For : 390
Votes Against : 33
Not Voting : 9