See Local News
Get Balanced News From Your U.S. State.
See Local News
See all locals

States across the country are dropping barriers to voting, widening a stark geographic divide in ballot access

Posted on AllSides June 23rd, 2021
From The Left
voting rights and voter fraud, states, election reform

More than half of U.S. states have lowered some barriers to voting since the 2020 election, making permanent practices that helped produce record voter turnout during the coronavirus pandemic — a striking countertrend to the passage of new restrictions in key Republican-controlled states this year.

The newly enacted laws in states from Vermont to California expand access to the voting process on a number of fronts, such as offering more early and mail voting options, protecting mail ballots from being improperly rejected and making it easier to register to vote.

Some states restored...

Read full story
Some content from this outlet may be limited or behind a paywall.

AllSides Picks

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/voting-rights-expansion-states/2021/06/22/1699a6b0-cf87-11eb-8014-2f3926ca24d9_story.html

More News about Elections from the Left, Center and Right

From the Left

From the Center

From the Right