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Restrictive Voting Proposals Run Into Some Turbulence

This Week in Voting Rights: A weekly roundup of news on Americans' access to the ballot box.
PHOENIX, AZ - AUGUST 04: A sticker sits on Justin Boroms shirt after voting in Arizona's primary election at Burton Barr Central Library on August 4, 2020 in Phoenix, Arizona. Larger venues have been catered to allow... PHOENIX, AZ - AUGUST 04: A sticker sits on Justin Boroms shirt after voting in Arizona's primary election at Burton Barr Central Library on August 4, 2020 in Phoenix, Arizona. Larger venues have been catered to allow for social distancing as adjustments are made in light of the coronavirus pandemic. (Photo by Courtney Pedroza/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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April 26, 2021 12:17 p.m.

The major backlash state Republicans lawmakers are facing in the efforts to limit ballot access is having some effect. In at least a few places, GOP legislators are backing down from their most extreme measures — or have seen those measures vetoed by (albeit) Democratic governors. Here’s a look:

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