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Estimated Costs of Covid-19 Election Resiliency Measures

Lawrence Norden, Edgardo Cortés, Elizabeth Howard, Derek Tisler, Gowri Ramachandran Brennan Center for Justice
Proper planning can ensure that the pandemic does not prevent a free and fair election. To be effective, funding is urgently needed.

Why So Few Young Americans Vote

John Holbein The Conversation
In the 2016 general election a full three out of four of Americans between the age of 18 and 29 said they were interested in politics.

Florida Loses Appeals Court Ruling on Felon Voting Law

Gary Fineout Politico
A defeat to Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Republican-controlled Florida Legislature . . . A 2016study by The Sentencing Project estimated more than 1.4 million people living in Florida were ineligible to vote due to past felony convictions.

This MLK Day, Remember Emmett Till and Voter Suppression

Jhacova Williams Economic Policy Institute
The prevailing belief of the circumstances surrounding 14-year-old Emmett Till’s killing is that he was accused of whistling at a white woman. Yet, the truth is he was lynched as an act of voter intimidation.
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