The identification laws could disenfranchise those voters in an attempt to combat fraud that does not exist, she argued.
“The truth is that every major investigation into voter fraud … has arrived at the same conclusion: There is almost none,” Wasserman Schultz said.
The Democratic initiative rolled out on the same day that the House is expected to vote on a Republican effort to abolish the Election Assistance Commission, a bipartisan panel created by President George W. Bush in 2002 to improve voting systems and ensure fair elections.
Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., walks on Broadway after a Future Forum with young entrepreneurs in the Flatiron District of New York City, April 16, 2015. Reps. Steve Israel, D-N.Y., Seth Moulton, D-Mass., and Grace Meng, D-N.Y., also attended.