2020 Policy Tracker: Democracy

Voting Rights


Joe Biden

Joe Biden addresses voting rights in his “Plan to Lead the Democratic World”. His plan will:

  • “Restore the Voting Rights Act.”

  • “Strengthen our democracy by guaranteeing that every American’s vote is protected.”

He also addresses voting rights in his “Plan for Strengthening America’s Commitment to Justice”, which will “incentivize states to automatically restore voting rights for individuals convicted of felonies once they have served their sentences.”


Donald Trump

Donald Trump’s campaign platform does not address voting rights.