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UNITED STATES - AUGUST 24: Postmaster General Louis DeJoy testifies during the House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing titled “Protecting the Timely Delivery of Mail, Medicine, and Mail-in Ballots,” in Rayburn House Office Building on Monday, August 24, 2020. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call/Pool)
Another Federal Judge Says That Recent USPS Policy Changes Hurt Voters Prime Badge
This Week in Voting Rights: A weekly roundup of news on Americans' access to the ballot box.
LOUISVILLE, KY - JUNE 23:  A polling worker (left) cleans a voting booth between voters during Tuesday’s primary election on June 23, 2020 in Louisville, Kentucky. The Kentucky Exposition Center is the only polling location for Tuesday’s Kentucky primary in Jefferson County, home to Louisville and 767,000 residents.  (Photo by Brett Carlsen/Getty Images)
Scramble To Set Pandemic Election Rules Winds Down As Early Voting Begins In Earnest
This Week in Voting Rights: A weekly roundup of news on Americans' access to the ballot box.
Tensions High In Wisconsin As State Supreme Court Weighs Ballot Challenge Prime Badge
This Week in Voting Rights: A weekly roundup of news on Americans' access to the ballot box.
Concerns Over Census’ Rushed Count Temporarily Soothed Prime Badge
This Week in Voting Rights: A weekly roundup of news on Americans' access to the ballot box
ATLANTA, GA - JUNE 09: People wait in line to vote in Georgia’s Primary Election on June 9, 2020 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images)
Fights Over Mail Ballot Drop Boxes Grow Across The Country Prime Badge
This Week in Voting Rights: A weekly roundup of news on Americans' access to the ballot box.
High-Stakes Trump PA Voting Lawsuit Put On Ice, Prompting Dems To Declare Victory Prime Badge
This Week in Voting Rights: A weekly roundup of news on Americans' access to the ballot box.
LAWRENCEVILLE, GA  - NOVEMBER 08: Stickers are ready to be handed out to voters at the Gwinnett County Fairgrounds on November 8, 2016 in Lawrenceville, Georgia. (Photo by Jessica McGowan/Getty Images)
Dems Zero In On USPS Changes And Their Impact On The Election Prime Badge
This Week in Voting Rights: A weekly roundup of news on Americans' access to the ballot box.
Trump Takes His Election Delegitimization Crusade To The Next Level Prime Badge
This Week in Voting Rights: A weekly roundup of news on Americans' access to the ballot box.
POLAND - 2020/07/15: In this photo illustration a Facebook logo is seen displayed on a smartphone with an European Union flag background. (Photo Illustration by Omar Marques/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)
‘Outright Lies’: Voting Misinformation Flourishes on Facebook
While the social media giant says it opposes voter suppression, the data shows a stark picture: Nearly half of all top-performing posts that mentioned voting by mail were false or misleading.
TX Primary A Test For November In State That Has Resisted Mail-In Balloting Prime Badge
This Week in Voting Rights: A weekly roundup of news on Americans' access to the ballot box
COVID-19 Might Not Sideline Expansion Of Ranked Choice Voting Reform In These Key States
The most well-known benefit of RCV is ensuring that the winner of an election receives support from the majority of voters. This is critical in heavily contested elections.
CAPITOL HILL, WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, UNITED STATES - 2013/06/01: Supreme Court Building, eastern facade. (Photo by John Greim/LightRocket via Getty Images)
Will FL’s System Of Felon Pay-To-Vote Disenfranchisement End In Time For November?
The decision to expedite Florida ex-felon voting case is a good sign for those hoping to vote in 2020.
Kentucky Braces For Long Lines As Voters Head To The Polls
The Cost To Save Our Democracy Is $4 Billion. McConnell Is Refusing To Pay It.
This chaos and voter suppression are entirely preventable. Secretaries of States and election officials should be doing everything in their power to expand mail-in voting, guarantee no-excuse absentee ballots, and expand early voting. And Congress should be providing them the resources to do so.
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