NPR logo
Election Reform Passes, Funding a Problem
  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1151792/151792" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Election Reform Passes, Funding a Problem

Election Reform Passes, Funding a Problem

Election Reform Passes, Funding a Problem
  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1151792/151792" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Yesterday, the Senate passed a law aimed at helping states fix their voting problems. The law is packed with provisions, including almost $4 billion allocated for states to replace faulty voting machines, and requirements that the states create voter databases to fight fraud. Although months of negotiations preceded yesterday's vote, funding for the new law remains an obstacle lawmakers promise they can tackle. NPR's Pam Fessler reports.

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.