Congresswoman Johnson Receives Top Voter Score From The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
Dallas, TX – Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson today received a 97% score from The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights. The Leadership Conference rates members of Congress based on their voting record and awarded Congresswoman Johnson with the highest score given to any member of the Texas Congressional Delegation.
“At this crucial time in our country, the importance of protecting every American’s civil rights cannot be overstated,” said Congresswoman Johnson. “I am appreciative to The Leadership Conference for the important role the organization plays in supporting the civil rights and human rights of all Americans, regardless of their background, and I am grateful for this recognition. Know that my commitment to defending these key values and liberties.”
The Leadership Conference is an organization comprising more than 200 national groups that are dedicated to promoting and protecting civil and human rights of individuals residing in the United States. The voting record score accounts for votes taken by members of the House of Representatives and the Senate on issues relating to civil rights and human rights, including economic justices and income inequality, immigration, health care and criminal justice reform.
# # #