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VOTING RIGHTS

From the column: "Universal voting ... is hardly a new or radical idea. The system already is used in 26 democratic countries worldwide."
It’s time to ask candidates and incumbents the hard questions and to vote for those who pledge to end the family struggles of affordable housing, enough food, health care for all, and the climate crisis that threatens us all.
This year’s contest between Democratic-Farmer-Labor incumbent Steve Simon, who has held the office since 2014, and Republican-endorsed challenger Kim Crockett has seen record levels of fundraising.
The draft's legal reasoning, if adopted by the court when it issues its eventual ruling by the end of June, could threaten other rights that Americans take for granted in their personal lives.

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Eight known attempts to gain unauthorized access to voting systems in five U.S. states since the 2020 election involved local Republican officeholders or party activists who have advanced Trump’s stolen-election falsehoods or conspiracy theories about rigged voting machines.
There are nearly 90 state supreme court seats on the ballot nationally this year, and control of the top courts in Ohio, North Carolina, Michigan and Illinois are all in play.
I encourage you to check myvote.wi.gov to make sure.
America’s white-supremacist history is being suppressed at the same time voter suppression is targeting mainly people of color, showing racism is alive and well.
With so many elections predetermined before a ballot is cast, voters — particularly in the minority party — can feel effectively disenfranchised.
It was only in reading about the history of Duluth that I discovered that non-citizen immigrants voted in Duluth in 1890.

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Since the rise of the #MeToo movement in 2017 and the murder of George Floyd in 2020, we’ve seen an unprecedented social awakening on a wide front.
In back-to-back votes late on Wednesday, Senate Republicans first blocked Democrats' move to advance the voting rights legislation toward passage. It was the fifth time in less than a year that they did so.
President travels to Philadelphia ahead of holiday

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