Is “For The People Act” Dead?

The Lone Cactus

The short answer is yes…in it’s current form, it’s toast. That’s because Democrats don’t have even their own party fighting for this bill, and it’s far short of receiving the 60 vote threshold it needs in the US Senate. Joe Manchin has said that anything that isn’t bi-partisan isn’t going to have his support. That would leave the Democrats with only 49 votes in the Senate and it would fail.

In case you’ve been living in a cave for the past six months or so, ever since the Democrats scraped by with the narrowest of margins in the House and the Senate for Joe Biden’s first two years in office, they’ve been trying to figure out how to change the rules so they don’t have to worry about ever really campaigning for elections again. So, they devised “For The People” act. It basically changes the way federal elections are run.

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