President Biden's Voting Rights Executive Order Includes Creation of Steering Group on Native American Voting Rights
March 8, 2021
WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden on Sunday signed an Executive Order on Promoting Access to Voting that aims to protect voting rights for all eligible Americans. The president signed the executive order on the 56th annivesary of Bloody Sunday, a day when police beat Black marchers as they marched to gain the right to vote.
"The right to vote is sacred and fundamental – and this is just the beginning of our work to ensure every American can freely exercise that right," Biden said.
Included in the president's executive order is the establishment of an interagency Steering Group On Native American Voting Rights.