Amid Voting Rights Debate, Some States Are Expanding Ballot Access

Since the start of this year, state legislators around the country have introduced more than 2,000 bills to change local election laws, potentially impacting voter registration, election administration control, ballot harvesting and more.According to the Voting Rights Lab, only 188 of those bills have become law, and some of them do expand access to the ballot box. But voting rights advocates and Democrats in Congress are very worried about the impact of some of the country's most restrictive new laws. "Well, we need to act very quickly to defend the rights of Americans to vote in every level. And we also need to defend the integrity of the electoral process, so that we don't get partisan manipulation of voting processes and election results," said Rep. Jamie Raskin of Maryland. Some of the most controversial changes have come from Florida, Georgia and Iowa. #newyork

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