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Five Voting Fights You?ll Care About Come Election Time

May 16, 2013

Remember last year when we all cared about voting policies? Back then, newspapers were filled with updates on different states? legal battles over strict voter ID?the laws that require photo identification to cast a ballot. Republicans pushed the laws, ostensibly to combat fraud, but Democrats and voting rights advocates argued that the actual goal was to suppress likely Democratic voters, since poor and nonwhite communities disproportionately lack ID. With Republicans controlling an unprecedented number of state legislatures in the wake of the 2010 Tea Party wave, voter ID bills began popping up across the country in 2011 and 2012. Similar battles e

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