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States are Legally Required to Protect the Right to Vote

Jeanne Mirer and Jerry Wallingford Jurist
Efforts to make it more difficult for people to vote not only violate democratic principles, but are also illegal. The Fifteenth Amendment to the Constitution, prohibits the federal government and the states from denying a citizen the right to vote.

Friday Nite Videos | May 1, 2020

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Kushner and Trump Call Coronavirus Response 'Success Story' and 'Great Job.' Sitting in Limbo | John Cruz. The Innocence Files | Netflix. Remember When Trump Said Coronavirus Would Disappear in April? How Voting by Mail Could Save the US Election.

What’s Super Popular? Voting by Mail.

John Nichols The Nation
Congressional Democrats must recognize that Americans want this change, and bargain hard for the $4 billion that will assure safe and fair elections.

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.
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