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After Trump’s Bogus Claims, Restrictive Voting Proposals Are Surging In The States

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PROVO, UT - November 6: A employee at the Utah County Election office puts mail in ballots into a container to register the vote in the midterm elections on November 6, 2018 in Provo, Utah. Utah early voting has been... PROVO, UT - November 6: A employee at the Utah County Election office puts mail in ballots into a container to register the vote in the midterm elections on November 6, 2018 in Provo, Utah. Utah early voting has been the highest ever in Utah's midterm elections. One of the main proportions on the ballot in Utah is whether Utah will legalize medical marijuana. (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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In 28 states, legislation that would limit access to the ballot has been put forward, according to a new Brennan Center report that describes the surge in voter restrictions as a “backlash” to the historic turnout the 2020 election brought.

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