U.S. Rep. Scott Fitzgerald
Press Release

Fitzgerald Votes to Pass Equal Representation Act


By - May 10th, 2024 10:14 am

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Scott Fitzgerald (WI-05) issued the following statement after voting to pass H.R. 7109, the Equal Representation Act. This legislation would mandate that the Census Bureau reinstate the citizenship question on the decennial census and allow only U.S. citizens to count toward determining the number of congressional seats.

“According to a 2022 Census Bureau estimate, there are over 22 million noncitizens in the United States, but those individuals are still counted the same as legal citizens toward the apportionment of congressional districts,” said Rep. Fitzgerald. “It’s absurd that noncitizens can serve as a deciding factor when determining electoral representation or federal resources. I was proud to vote in support of commonsense legislation today, the Equal Representation Act, which ensures only U.S. citizens are counted when determining representation in the Census.”

NOTE: This press release was submitted to Urban Milwaukee and was not written by an Urban Milwaukee writer. While it is believed to be reliable, Urban Milwaukee does not guarantee its accuracy or completeness.

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One thought on “Fitzgerald Votes to Pass Equal Representation Act”

  1. TosaGramps1315 says:

    So happy he’s proud to have done what someone else probably told him to do.

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