Kentucky Election Reform Effort Gets Bipartisan Backing

Democratic and Republican lawmakers in Kentucky have shown support for an election reform bill that both expands voter access and shores up election integrity. The bill provides for three days of early voting access and allows people to fix signatures if they signed their mail-in ballot incorrectly while also banning ballot harvesting and making it easier to remove people who have moved out of Kentucky from the state’s voter rolls, among other provisions. Kentucky, which had some of the most restrictive election laws before the pandemic, was inspired to craft bipartisan legislation following the record-high voter turnout seen in 2020 thanks to COVID-related voting measures.

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