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Voter Suppression in the 2020 Election

Cleo C., journalist

The 2020 election has been dubbed by some people as “one of the most important elections of a lifetime.” So why are we suppressing the vote? In an unprecedented decision, Michigan has just changed its strategy to outlaw counting ballots received after 8pm on election night. Previously to this Appeals court decision, there was a seven day grace period for ballots that were postmarked before election day. Two-hundred and thirty similar lawsuits have been filed across the country regarding similar voter suppression efforts that have been successful. 

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