COVID-19 and Patient Voting
Keep checking back for the latest updates on COVID-19 as it pertains to patients voting from the hospital or from home quarantine.
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Voting Process Changes:
Please see the tables below for voting information on upcoming Democratic and Republican presidential preference primaries, including any delays and measures to vote that do not require you to go to a polling site in-person. This section will be updated for the November general elections as well.
H.R. 6201: Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Passed both chambers of Congress and signed by the President on 3/18/20. Summary of what this legislation means for you and a full text can be found here.
H.R. 748: Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act: Passed by the Senate and sent back to the House for approval on 3/25/20. Summary of what this legislation would mean for you and updates on its passage can be found here.
National Disaster and Emergency Ballot Act: Currently sponsored by 24 Senators. The bill advocates for 20 days of early in-person voting and no-excuse absentee vote-by-mail nationwide for the 2020 elections. A full text of this bill can be found here.