U.S. Senate sets Wednesday procedural vote on election reform bill

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U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) speaks to reporters pursuing the Senate Democrats play argumentation luncheon astatine the U.S. Capitol successful Washington, U.S., October 19, 2021. REUTERS/Elizabeth Frantz/File Photo

WASHINGTON, Nov 1 (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate connected Wednesday volition instrumentality a procedural ballot connected authorities restoring requirements, struck down by the U.S. Supreme Court successful 2013, connected definite states and counties to get national support earlier they tin re-draw voting districts, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said connected Monday.

Republicans are expected to artifact the move, arguing that the national authorities should not meddle successful state-run predetermination activities.

Reporting by David Morgan and Richard Cowan

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