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The Value of Paper BallotsVerified Voting12/3/2020
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UH4bpKl4FUI&feature=youtu.be&ab_channel=VerifiedVotingOrg
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How California reached historic voter turnout despite pandemic, distrustCal Matters11/24/2020
https://calmatters.org/politics/votebeat/2020/11/california-historic-voter-turnout-despite-pandemic-distrust/
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Supreme Court rejects request to extend Wisconsin’s deadline for counting mail-in ballotsWashington Post10/26/2020
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/courts_law/supreme-court-wisconsin-mail-ballots/2020/10/26/70fa459e-12fc-11eb-ad6f-36c93e6e94fb_story.html
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VOPP: Table 15: States That Permit Voters to Correct Signature DiscrepanciesNCSL10/25/2020
https://www.ncsl.org/research/elections-and-campaigns/vopp-table-15-states-that-permit-voters-to-correct-signature-discrepancies.aspx
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Supreme Court blocks curbside voting in Alabama, ending a pandemic election optionNBC News10/21/2020
https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/supreme-court/supreme-court-blocks-curbside-voting-alabama-n1244233
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6 Reasons Not to Panic About the ElectionPolitico10/5/2020
https://www.politico.com/news/magazine/2020/10/05/6-reasons-not-to-panic-about-the-election-426415
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Courts view GOP fraud claims skeptically as Democrats score key legal victories over mail voting
Washington Post9/28/2020
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/courts-voting-fraud-claims-republicans/2020/09/28/ceff1184-fda2-11ea-b555-4d71a9254f4b_story.html
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Bloomberg Raises $16 Million to Help Florida Ex-Felons Register to VoteNY Mag9/22/2020
https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2020/09/bloomberg-pays-fines-of-32-000-florida-felons-to-vote.html
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U.S. Civil Rights Commission shelves recommendations for protecting voter rights in November
Daily Kos9/19/2020
https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2020/9/19/1978152/-U-S-Civil-Rights-Commission-shelves-recommendations-for-protecting-voter-rights-in-November
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Hundreds of thousands of seniors may not be able to vote in November — here’s whyRaw Story8/26/2020
https://www.rawstory.com/2020/08/hundreds-of-thousands-of-seniors-may-not-be-able-to-vote-in-november-heres-why/?utm_source=&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=5294&recip_id=16635&list_id
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Jail Voting ToolkitACLU8/20/2020
https://www.letmevoteca.org/toolkit/
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Plan Your Vote!NBC News8/18/2020
https://www.nbcnews.com/specials/plan-your-vote-state-by-state-guide-voting-by-mail-early-in-person-voting-election/
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Iowa Restores Voting Rights To Thousands With Felony ConvictionsHuffington Post8/5/2020
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/iowa-restore-voting-rights-felony_n_5f2b06d4c5b6b9cff7ec31ba
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The Chaotic Design of Trump’s Mail-In-Voting RantsNew Yorker7/31/2020
https://www.newyorker.com/news/our-columnists/the-chaotic-design-of-trumps-mail-in-voting-rants?utm_source=nl&utm_brand=tny&utm_mailing=TNY_OTT_080120&utm_campaign=aud-dev&utm_medium=email&bxid=5be9c81b3f92a40469dd0edf&cndid=42182467&hasha=e474e090e5c00421f01b141beafc8136&hashb=697cc4f3bfce040b42182eeccbaa2defa3d3286c&hashc=d4e561b8ed6eadd056ac000dcb0ed6d5a1af7549110820c20fc42e02f4e370c6&esrc=bounceX&utm_content=B&utm_term=TNY_Elections
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Supreme Court Leaves In Place Voting Restrictions On Former Felons In FloridaHuffington Post7/16/2020
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/supreme-court-leaves-in-place-voting-restrictions-former-felons-florida_n_5f10a217c5b6cec246c0272a
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Progressives scramble to register votersLA Times7/13/2020
https://enewspaper.latimes.com/infinity/article_share.aspx?guid=8525ff97-5382-473c-a059-0c5033b75b9e
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The Fight To Vote By MailHuffington Post7/7/2020
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/vote-by-mail-2020_n_5f04972cc5b6e97b568aa815
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Have Questions About Voting? A Law Professor on 'What You Need to Know'NPR7/5/2020
https://www.kqed.org/news/11827488/have-questions-about-voting-a-law-professor-on-what-you-need-to-know?utm_medium=Email&utm_source=ExactTarget&utm_campaign=20200706_News_News%20Daily_Newsletter&mc_key=003i000000ULyN0AAL
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We Must Understand the Sordid History of Voter Suppression to End Its UseTruthout7/4/2020
https://truthout.org/articles/we-must-understand-the-sordid-history-of-voter-suppression-to-end-its-use/?fbclid=IwAR06v7kOgN4K0IUeCCJz2MbWmX6RbrXy8OG4v_eztOk3unE7I2e4v50bQpk
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Iowa Governor Will Restore Voting Rights To FelonsHuffington Post6/17/2020
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/iowa-governor-will-restore-voting-rights-to-formerly-incarcerated-people_n_5eea4b51c5b6b751382e1b20
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What voting by mail looks like when it worksWashington Post6/12/2020
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2020/06/12/how-voting-by-mail-works-colorado/?utm_campaign=wp_politics_am&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter&wpisrc=nl_politics#comments-wrapper
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Legislature needs to provide counties, voters with guidance on how Californians will be voting in NovemberCal Matters6/3/2020
https://calmatters.org/commentary/legislature-needs-to-provide-counties-voters-with-guidance-on-how-californians-will-be-voting-in-november/
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Federal judge rules all Florida ex-felons can vote despite fines or feesOrlando Sentinel5/24/2020
https://www.orlandosentinel.com/politics/os-ne-amendment-4-judge-ruling-sunday-20200524-h5axxddum5do5mayjf3xlzqmqe-story.html
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Dirty Tricks: Eight Falsehoods that Could Undermine the 2020 ElectionBrennan Center5/14/2020
https://www.brennancenter.org/our-work/research-reports/dirty-tricks-eight-falsehoods-could-undermine-2020-election
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The Easiest and Hardest Places to Vote This NovemberSierra Magazine4/27/2020
https://www.sierraclub.org/sierra/2020-3-may-june/feature/easiest-and-hardest-places-vote-november
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Note: Although this article was first published more than 2 years ago, it is more than relevant today:
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The Republican Party Emerges From Decades of Court SupervisionThe Atlantic1/9/2018
https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2018/01/the-gop-just-received-another-tool-for-suppressing-votes/550052/
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The False Narrative of Vote-by-Mail FraudBrennan Center4/10/2020
https://www.brennancenter.org/our-work/analysis-opinion/false-narrative-vote-mail-fraud
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Why a Vote-by-Mail Option Is NecessaryBrennan Center4/8/2020
https://www.brennancenter.org/our-work/research-reports/why-vote-mail-option-necessary
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How to Fix Our Voting Rules Before NovemberThe Atlantic4/5/2020
https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/04/how-fix-voting-right-now/609454/
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Voting behind bars: Cook County’s huge jail becomes a first-time polling precinctWashington Post3/6/2020
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/voting-behind-bars-cook-countys-huge-jail-becomes-a-first-time-polling-precinct/2020/03/05/5bf10fc0-581c-11ea-9000-f3cffee23036_story.html?utm_campaign=wp_post_most&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter&wpisrc=nl_most#comments-wrapper
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In Texas, where 750 polling places have closed since 2012, voters wait in line for hoursThe Week3/4/2020
https://theweek.com/speedreads/899798/texas-where-750-polling-places-have-closed-since-2012-voters-wait-line-hours
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Texas Officials Want To Suppress Democratic Voters. Super Tuesday Shows It’s Working.Huffington Post3/4/2020
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/texas-super-tuesday-rigged-election_n_5e601c1dc5b644545ea4c2cc
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Voter suppression is a key part of the GOP’s electoral strategyAlternet.org3/2/2020
https://www.alternet.org/2020/03/voter-suppression-is-a-key-part-of-the-gops-electoral-strategy/
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Court blocks Florida GOP’s modern-day poll tax on 1.1 million people in major win for voting rights
Alternet.org2/19/2020
https://www.alternet.org/2020/02/court-blocks-florida-gops-modern-day-poll-tax-on-1-1-million-people-in-major-win-for-voting-rights/?utm_source=&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=3776
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Ohio’s voter registration purge targeted thousands in error. Now, a call for change.USA Today1/24/2020
https://www.usatoday.com/in-depth/news/investigations/2020/01/22/errors-ohio-voter-registration-purge-prompt-call-change/4490821002/
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Kansas City radio station agrees to broadcast Russian-owned ‘propaganda’ program (not voting-related, but "Wow!!")Kansas City Star1/17/2020
https://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article239359868.html
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Wisconsin judge finds commission in contempt for not following voter purge orderDaily Kos1/13/2020
https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2020/1/13/1911314/-Wisconsin-judge-finds-commission-in-contempt-for-not-following-voter-purge-order?detail=emaildkre
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Voting Rights for Convicted FelonsBallotpedia1/1/2020
https://ballotpedia.org/Voting_rights_for_convicted_felons
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Federal Judge Denies Bid To Restore 98,000 Purged Voters In GeorgiaHuffington Post12/28/2019
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/federal-judge-denies-bid-to-restore-98000-purged-voters-in-georgia_n_5e07b7fbe4b0b2520d16216b
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$90M for Voting Machines, Mail-In Ballots Signed Into LawUS News10/31/2019
https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/pennsylvania/articles/2019-10-31/90m-for-voting-machines-mail-in-ballots-signed-into-law
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Georgia Plans to Purge 300,000 Names From Its Voter RollsNew York Times10/30/2019
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/30/us/politics/georgia-voter-purge.html
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State Court Bars Using North Carolina House Map in 2020 ElectionsNew York Times10/28/2019
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/28/us/north-carolina-gerrymander-maps.html?smid=nytcore-ios-share
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The Navajo Nation is getting addresses, thanks to an open-source mapping program used in urban India
Salt Lake Tribune10/25/2019
https://www.sltrib.com/news/2019/10/25/navajo-nation-is-getting/
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Conservative Group Pushes For Quick Removal Of Wisconsin Voters From The RollsHuffington Post10/23/2019
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/wisconsin-voter-registration-cancel_n_5db09e7ae4b0d5b7894519cc
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Florida Can’t Block Former Felons From Voting If They Owe Money And Can’t Pay: JudgeHuffington Post10/18/2019
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/florida-felon-voting-rights-amendment_n_5daa2b1ae4b0f34e3a758b7a
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LULAC Scores Major Victory For Latino Voters in IowaLULAC10/2/2019
https://lulac.org/news/pr/LULAC_Scores_Major_Victory_For_Latino_Voters_in_Iowa/
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Suppressed: The Fight to Vote (A "must-watch", in my opinion)Brave New Films10/2/2019
https://www.bravenewfilms.org/suppressed
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Judge Blocks Tennessee From Imposing New Restrictions On Voter Registration DrivesHuffington Post9/12/2019
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/tennessee-voter-registration-law_n_5d7a5960e4b0fc7153433674
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Ohio Set To Remove More Than 200,000 People From Its Voter RollsHuffington Post9/5/2019
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/ohio-voter-purge_n_5d713ebce4b0a606aa4f3df2
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The Voting Wars Come to CampusWashington Monthly8/26/2019
https://washingtonmonthly.com/magazine/september-october-2019/the-voting-wars-come-to-campus/
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A New Kind of Voter Suppression in Modern ElectionsMemphis Law Review8/25/2019
https://www.memphis.edu/law/documents/03_ravel.pdf
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Voting Rights Roundup: Federal court bans Georgia from using paperless voting machines in 2020
Daily Kos8/16/2019
https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2019/8/16/1879522/-Voting-Rights-Roundup-Federal-court-bans-Georgia-from-using-paperless-voting-machines-in-2020
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The Complex History of the Women’s Suffrage MovementNew York Times8/15/2019
https://washingtonmonthly.com/magazine/september-october-2019/the-voting-wars-come-to-campus/
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Corey Lewandowski Says New Voting Restrictions Will Help Trump Win New HampshireHuffington Post8/5/2019
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/corey-lewandowski-new-hampshire-voting-law_n_5d4849d2e4b0acb57fd06a4e
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17 Million Americans Purged From Voter Rolls Between 2016 and 2018, Analysis FindsCommon Dreams8/2/2019
https://www.commondreams.org/news/2019/08/02/17-million-americans-purged-voter-rolls-between-2016-and-2018-analysis-finds?fbclid=IwAR0LnWPzmTR1IHSgPzzUseXj9_ItUcigwLEtgnMthVSeTjizFvMey0EuLv4
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Voter Purge Rates Remain High, Analysis FindsBrennan Center8/1/2019
https://www.brennancenter.org/blog/voter-purge-rates-remain-high-analysis-finds
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Ahead of 2020, state battles over student ID requirements could impact voter turnoutDaily Kos7/26/2019
https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2019/7/26/1873569/-Ahead-of-2020-state-battles-over-student-ID-requirements-could-impact-voter-turnout?detail=emailLL
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Democratic cities in Florida just figured out how to beat governor’s voter suppressionDaily Kos7/21/2019
https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2019/7/21/1872992/-Dem-cities-in-Florida-just-figured-out-how-to-beat-governor-s-voter-suppression?utm_campaign=recent
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Voter Fraud Activist Will Apologize To Citizens He Accused Of Being Illegal VotersHuffington Post7/18/2019
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/j-christian-adams-pilf-settlement_n_5d309002e4b0419fd3298ee6
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Weekend Read: Jim Crow’s fingerprints are on Florida’s new voting lawSPLCenter.org7/12/2019
https://www.splcenter.org/news/2019/07/12/weekend-read-jim-crows-fingerprints-are-floridas-new-voting-law
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(PA Gov Tom) Wolf orders $90M bond issue to help counties buy voting machinesThe Intelligencer7/9/2019
https://www.theintell.com/news/20190709/wolf-orders-90m-bond-issue-to-help-counties-buy-voting-machines
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Rulings On Gerrymandering And The Census Could Define The Political Future (Discussion on gerrymandering starts at 19:45)NPR.org7/9/2019
https://www.npr.org/2019/07/09/739854998/rulings-on-gerrymandering-and-the-census-could-define-the-political-future
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Supreme Court decision on gerrymanderingSupremecourt.gov6/27/2019
https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/18pdf/18-422_9ol1.pdf
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Why the ACLU Is Suing Florida For Its New Poll TaxACLU.org6/28/2019
https://www.aclu.org/blog/voting-rights/voter-restoration/why-aclu-suing-florida-its-new-poll-tax?ms_aff=NAT&initms_aff=NAT&ms=190701_votingrights_amendment4_ats&initms=190701_votingrights_amendment4_ats&ms_chan=eml&initms_chan=eml&redirect=blog/voting-rights/voter-restoration/florida-governor-introduces-poll-tax-curtailing-amendment-4
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NOTE: This is an opinion piece, but it is VERY relevant to voting rights ..... Florida gave felons like me the vote again. Then the state took it away. b Washington Post6/28/2019
https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/florida-gave-felons-like-me-the-vote-again-then-the-state-took-it-away/2019/06/26/9d2efef4-978b-11e9-916d-9c61607d8190_story.html?utm_term=.76077a1c7c5f&wpisrc=nl_rainbow&wpmm=1
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Florida Governor Signs Bill Requiring Felons To Pay Off Fines Before They Can VoteHuffington Post6/28/2019
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/florida-felon-voting-rights-ron-desantis_n_5d03c20de4b0985c419ce5af
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Florida Lawmakers Aim To Restrict Early Voting Locations Based On Parking AvailabilityHuffington Post6/24/2019https://www.huffpost.com/entry/florida-parking-early-voting_n_5d110dc0e4b0aa375f512a95
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Red-tape voter suppression: How new, draconian voter registration rules undermine voting rights
Brookings Institution6/11/2019
https://www.brookings.edu/blog/fixgov/2019/06/11/red-tape-voter-suppression/?utm_campaign=Brookings%20Brief&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=73585715
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Ari Berman: GOP Docs Prove Census Citizenship Question Is About Preserving White Political Power
Democracy Now6/3/2019
https://www.democracynow.org/2019/6/3/ari_berman_gop_docs_prove_census?utm_source=Democracy+Now%21&utm_campaign=4ba3007144-Daily_Digest_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_fa2346a853-4ba3007144-192325509
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How Voter Suppression & Gerrymandering Cleared the Path for Unprecedented Abortion Bans
Democracy Now6/3/2019
https://www.democracynow.org/2019/6/3/how_voter_suppression_gerrymandering_cleared_the
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Georgia Stops Voting By Felons Using Broadest Reading Of LawHuffington Post5/28/2019
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/georgia-stops-felons-voting-vague-law_n_5cedb36ee4b0975ccf5cd4cc
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How felons can register to vote in Florida under new Amendment 4 billTampa Bay Times5/26/2019
https://www.tampabay.com/florida-politics/buzz/2019/05/26/how-felons-can-register-to-vote-in-florida-under-new-amendment-4-law/?fbclid=IwAR0e078lyPSQ6Nq2zcFd83oMA5rKQA9iVjdqXJkITF9sC-bIFWkHjuX8BhQ
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Nevada Democrats pass bill to restore voting rights of 77,000 peopleThink Progress5/24/2019
https://thinkprogress.org/in-nevada-blue-wave-democrats-restore-voting-rights-as-they-flex-new-found-power-3c2fddb0abf7/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=tp-letters
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Voter Turnout Jumped In Midterm Election. But Did Better Voter Access Laws Help?Huffington Post5/9/2019
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/voter-access-laws-election-trump_b_5cd34739e4b0229b946742f9
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Civil Rights Groups Sue Tennessee Over New Law That Puts Voter Registration Drives At Risk
Huffington Post5/3/2019
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/tennessee-voter-registration-drive_n_5ccca61fe4b0548b7359fa09
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Florida House Approves Requiring People To Repay Criminal Fines And Fees Before They Can VoteHuffington Post4/24/2019
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/florida-felon-disenfranchisement-poll-tax_n_5cc1106ae4b01b6b3efc6ebe
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A New Civil-Rights MovementNY Times4/18/2019
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/18/opinion/voting-rights-activists.html?rref=collection%2Fbyline%2Fdavid-leonhardt&action=click&contentCollection=undefined&region=stream&module=stream_unit&version=latest&contentPlacement=1&pgtype=collection
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Tennessee Lawmakers Consider Fines And Criminal Penalties For Voter Registration DrivesHuffington Post4/11/2019
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/tennessee-voter-registration-applications_n_5cafa525e4b098b9a2d0f707
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Why This Voting Expert Is Really Optimistic About The Future Of Voting RightsHuffington Post3/29/2019
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/josh-douglas-voting-rights_n_5c9d1033e4b03218ee1cbce5
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