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Vermont passes automatic voter registration nearly unanimously

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The policy remains non-controversial for Republicans…in lily-white states.
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Two thirds of voter registrations in Kansas currently on hold over proof of citizenship requirement

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Kansas has made it so hard to register to vote that most applicants are being put on hold.
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VA Governor McAuliffe to restore voting rights to 200,000 ex-felons via executive order

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This is a massive deal.
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Closed primaries are fine. New York’s closed primary is nuts.

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You can defend closed primaries without defending New York’s restrictive voting laws.
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Dem Party, Clinton campaign sue Arizona over lack of ballot access during March primary

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The state’s reduction in the number of polling places created long lines that effectively disenfranchised voters.
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Voter ID laws can actually cause the problem they’re meant to solve

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It’s entirely possible that voter ID requirements make electoral outcomes less accurate.
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Kansas voter guidelines are different, and wrong, in Spanish

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How hard is it to translate “21” to “21”?
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Republican congressman says voter ID will help party win Wisconsin in November

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You aren’t supposed to say that part out loud!
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Supreme Court unanimously rules that one person really does equal one vote

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A legal win for voting rights, and a political win for Democrats.
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Why did West Virginia just pass automatic voter registration?

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I have a theory. It involves race.
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Wisconsin never funded the education campaign its own voter ID law requires

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Changing election laws without informing voters of said changes reduces turnout, which may be the point.
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Maricopa County election administrator backtracks after blaming voters for long lines

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Doesn’t change the fact that her first thought was to blame the voters for trying to vote.
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There’s no excuse for voting to be this difficult

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The last ballot in Arizona was cast last night at 12:12 AM, over five hours after the polls closed.
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