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With the inauguration of President Joe Biden on January 20, the 2020 election is now behind us. In this piece, AP News reviews what has been a challenging and historic election process.Visit AP News to learn more. Voter Education Week Young adults will be the nation’s largest voting bloc in the upcoming election and the National Voter Education Week plans to equip them with the tools and information they need to cast a ballot this fall. Visit Website More Than A Vote A voting initiative started by several Black

Former Delaware Senator and Vice President Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th President of the United States on January 20. President Biden emphasized the need for unity, healing, mutual respect, and a return to truth in America throughout his inaugural address. He also spoke to a variety of issues which he plans to tackle as president including the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, climate change, and racial justice.Visit Fox News to learn more.Image: Vice President Biden visiting the Kennedy Institute in October 2016.  Voter Education

Lawmakers in North Dakota are considering a number of bills which would change the state’s voting laws. One proposal would prohibit the governor from making changes to state elections under any circumstances. Another would shorten the window of early voting from 15 to seven days. And a third bill would require voters to submit separate applications to receive absentee ballots in the primary and general elections, instead of one application for both.Visit KFYR to learn more.  Voter Education Week Young adults will be the nation’s largest

Democrats in Georgia have introduced a bill which would restore voting rights to felons. The bill’s supporters claim that felon disenfranchisement is rooted in the state’s history of preventing African American residents from voting and needs to end. The bill stands little chance of passage, as Republicans largely oppose it.Visit the Atlanta Constitution Journal to learn more.  Voter Education Week Young adults will be the nation’s largest voting bloc in the upcoming election and the National Voter Education Week plans to equip them with the tools

A Republican state representative has introduced bills to eliminate Arizona’s early voting list and require anyone voting by mail to have their ballot notarized. The representative has clarified that he is not serious about eliminating the early voting list but will pursue the notary requirement for mail-in ballots. Arizona Democrats charge that these bills are motivated by Democrats’ recent victories in Arizona and will only make voting in the state harder.Visit AZCentral to learn more. Voter Education Week Young adults will be the nation’s largest voting