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Voter rights expansion is on the ballot next week!

October 31st, 2018, 11:50am by Sam Wang


Voter-ID and voter-suppression efforts are in the news. But there is also big positive news under the radar.

Ballot initiatives across the nation would register, re-enfranchise, and re-empower millions of voters. Numerically, these effects are 8-10% of voting-age adults – they are far larger than the effects of voter-ID laws. (Unfortunately, they’re in different states.)┬áIn Nevada, Florida, and Michigan, the implications are substantial.

I write about these voter initiatives in The Atlantic. Read on!

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