Missouri lawmakers look to tighten mail-in voting to ward off ‘fraud’
Lawmakers in Missouri are considering a bill which would prohibit the unsolicited mailing of absentee ballot applications to voters. The measure is being supported by Republicans who claim it will help prevent voter fraud. Democrats oppose the measure as an unnecessary roadblock to mail-in voting and likelihood to prevent any real fraud from taking place.
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.
A voting initiative started by several Black athletes and artists combatting systemic and racist voter suppression. This initiative aims at educating, energizing, and protecting the Black community’s right to vote.