early voting

Here's an Idea: Massachussetts to Expand -- Not Restrict -- Voting Rights

Here's an Idea: Massachussetts to Expand -- Not Restrict -- Voting Rights
Unlike many red states who've in recent years restricted the ability of voters to get to the booths, the Massachusetts Senate has just passed a bill that expands voting rights. Early, day-of, and online registration are all part of this comprehensive package.
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12-Year-Old Publicly Schools NC's Governor at Moral Monday Rally

12-Year-Old Publicly Schools NC's Governor at Moral Monday Rally
12-year-old Madison Kimrey of Burlington-founded NC Youth Rocks says she is "not a prop," after the North Carolina legislature passed voting restriction laws targeting young people, women, minorities, and the poor. Her speech is a powerful one, and shows that teenagers aren't as dumb as some their representatives claim.
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NJ Aims to Set the Standard for In-Person Early Voting

NJ Aims to Set the Standard for In-Person Early Voting
Polling places would be open to voters seven days a week - between 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and noon to 6 p.m. on Sunday. And in each municipality, there would be at least one public location for in-person early voting.
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MN Senate Hears Controversial Early Voting Bill

A proposal to legally allow early voting in Minnesota is being called "unconstitutional" by those who led last year's unsuccessful attempt to restrict voting through a "Photo ID" constitutional amendment.
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OH Secretary of State Asks Supreme Court To Suppress Early Voting

You’d think a public official whose job is to supervise free and fair elections would be focused on ensuring that every eligible voter has a meaningful chance to vote and that every vote is counted as cast. Sadly, in Ohio, you’d be wrong.
Jon Husted, Ohio’s secretary of state, is making it his business to gum up the machinery of democracy in the Buckeye state. He’s been fighting for months to limit access to early voting, which helps tens of thousands of Ohioans with disabilities, or jobs that keep them busy during normal voting hours, participate in elections.
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