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WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) will join Democratic Assistant Leader James Clyburn (SC-6), Rep. John Lewis (GA-5), Rep. John Conyers (MI-14), Rep. Robert Brady (PA-1), Rep. Charles Gonzalez (TX-20), Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (MO-5), and Rep. Judy Chu (CA-32) at a press conference tomorrow, May 17 at 12:00 p.m. to unveil the Voter Empowerment Act. The bill aims to protect voters by providing more access to the ballot, integrity in our voting systems and accountability in our elections.

WHO:               Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer
                        Democratic Assistant Leader James Clyburn 
                        Rep. John Lewis
                        Rep. John Conyers, Ranking Member of the 
                        Committee on House Judiciary
                        Rep. Robert Brady, Ranking Member of the 
                        Committee on House Administration
                        Rep. Charles Gonzalez, Ranking Member of the  
                        Elections Subcommittee and Chair of the Congressional
                        Hispanic Caucus
                        Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, Chair of the Congressional Black
                        Rep. Judy Chu, Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific 
                        American Caucus

WHAT:             Press Conference on the Voter Empowerment Act

WHEN:             Tomorrow, May 17 at 12:00 p.m.

WHERE:           House Radio/TV Gallery, HVC-117 Studio A

Contact Info: 

Daniel Reilly, 202-225-3130

For Immediate Release: 
May 16, 2012