Fair Voting

Citing COVID-19 threat, voters ask federal judge to force SC to widen absentee voting

Citing the threat from COVID-19, a group of Democratic voters and groups are asking a federal judge for an injunction that would require the South Carolina Election Commission to allow all voters — not just a limited few — the right to vote absentee in the upcoming November election. The request, made public Tuesday, is …

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Action Needed Immediately: Census Counting to End Early

It was abruptly announced this week that the Census Bureau will cut short critical door-knocking efforts for the 2020 census in September, not October as previously announced. “It’s going to be impossible to complete the count in time,” said one of the bureau employees, an area manager who oversees local census offices. “I’m very fearful …

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Census Door Knocking Cut A Month Short Amid Pressure To Finish Count

The Census Bureau is cutting short critical door-knocking efforts for the 2020 census amid growing concerns among Democrats in Congress that the White House is pressuring the bureau to wrap up counting soon for political gain, NPR has learned. Attempts by the bureau’s workers to conduct in-person interviews for the census will end on Sept. …

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In Era of Sickness, Doctors Prescribe Unusual Cure: Voting

As the pandemic curbs in-person voter registration, a growing number of doctors and nurses are registering their patients to vote. BOSTON — The sign is easy to miss in the waiting room of the emergency department at Massachusetts General Hospital, next to the reception desk and a hand sanitizer pump. “Register to vote here,” it …

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