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Is Remote Voting During COVID-19 a Good Idea for Congress?

Posted on AllSides May 18th, 2020

This Abridge News topic aggregates four unique arguments on different sides of the debate. Here are the quick facts to get you started:


  • On Friday, May 15th, 2020, the U.S. House of Representatives (controlled by Democrats) approved rule changes that allow for proxy votes and formal remote hearings during the pandemic.
  • Specifically, this means that a member can vote on behalf of 10 other members who are not present in Washington, D.C.
  • The vote results were 217 to 189, largely split among party lines. Most Republicans voted against
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