In a campaign kickoff speech in Pittsburgh, Shapiro said Republican candidates are "peddling the Big Lie" that the 2020 presidential election was stolen from Trump and are "doing real damage to our democracy."
The partisan vote for the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act illustrates the strong divide between parties on American issues as fundamental as the right to vote.
Erica Smith, a candidate to represent North Carolina in the US Senate, is taking aim at the filibuster and pushing for more voter protections.
Democratic candidate Cheri Beasley outlined her plans to protect voting rights if elected to represent North Carolina in the US Senate in 2022.
North Carolina State Sen. Jeff Jackson, a Democratic U.S. Senate candidate, says gerrymandering threatens the voice of voters.