Democracy & Voting Rights

Rep. Levin is a strong advocate for strengthening voting rights, expanding access to the ballot box, and ensuring that our government works for everyday Americans.

He was proud to cosponsor the For The People Act, legislation passed by the House to ensure clean and fair elections by making it easier to vote, ending partisan gerrymandering, and enhancing federal efforts to secure voting systems.  The bill also improves online ad disclosure, strengthens rules on super PACs, expands conflict of interest laws, and more.

He also cosponsored the Voting Rights Advancement Act, which would restore the Voting Rights Act of 1965 by requiring states with a recent record of voter suppression to seek federal preclearance for election charges, make elections more transparent, and ensure that all Americans can participate in our democracy. 

Rep. Levin is a proud member of the End Corruption Caucus, a group of his colleagues who are determined to end the culture of corruption in Washington. Together, they support reforms to keep dark money, corporate PACs, and special interests out of our democracy; ensure accountability in all branches of government through transparency; and prohibit foreign actors from interfering in our elections. 

More on Democracy & Voting Rights

August 22, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Mike Levin (D-CA) voted to protect the United States Postal Service (USPS) and reverse Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s changes that have undermined the agency and caused dangerous delays in mail delivery. Earlier this week, Rep. Levin and local veterans met outside of the historic post office in Oceanside to highlight how DeJoy’s changes have caused veterans and many others to miss doses of life-saving medications.

June 11, 2020 In The News

The struggling United States Postal Service could get a $25 billion lifeline if the Senate approves an emergency funding request from a bipartisan group of 137 House members, led by Rep. Mike Levin of Orange County.

The federal bailout, which could be voted on as early as this week, is needed to offset losses triggered by the coronavirus pandemic, which postal officials say will total more than $22 billion over the next 18 months and could force the 245-year-old agency to close for good.

June 10, 2020 Press Release

San Juan Capistrano, CA – Today, U.S. Representative Mike Levin (D-CA) led 137 House Members from both parties in a letter to Senate leadership urging them to pass legislation providing $25 billion in emergency grants to the United States Postal Service (USPS). The funding is desperately needed to offset USPS revenue losses as a result of COVID-19, which are now expected to total $22 billion over the next 18 months and could force the agency to close. Rep.

February 24, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mike (D-CA) Levin is warning constituents about fake U.S. Census documents being sent to North County San Diego and South Orange County residents. The misleading documents use terms like "2020 Congressional District Census” and “do not destroy, official document,” but they are actually sent by the Republican National Committee to solicit personal information and donations.