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Many voters with disabilities face barriers at the polls that politicians and the public at large rarely consider. A missing ramp or doorknob can turn into a significant struggle for disabled voters, and a lack of empathy or assistance from poll workers can compound these issues. Since 2016, the Department of Justice has entered over 30 agreements or settlements to force better access for disabled voters in cities and counties across the country under the Americans with Disabilities Act.  Visit Associated Press to learn moreImage

A Pennsylvania judge, on Thursday March 23rd, has dismissed a lawsuit filed by the Republican National Committee that attempted to prevent counties from helping voters make sure their ballots count by fixing minor, technical issues on mail ballot envelopes. The judge said county courts, not statewide courts, have jurisdiction. Commonwealth Court Judge Ellen Ceisler agreed with the state’s Democratic administration in the ruling, emphasizing that the counties themselves have the authority under state law to make rules, regulations and instructions necessary to run an

An unknown source has created thousands, and perhaps hundreds of thousands, of fake, automated twitter accounts to support former president Donald Trump. These fake accounts have been mocking Trump opponents from both political parties, recently attacking former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley and Florida Governor Ron Desantis. Regarding Desantis specifically, the bots have been actively suggesting that the Florida Governor could not defeat Trump in an election, but would make a strong running mate. Visit Associated Press to learn moreImage Credit:Virginia State Parks (CC BY 2.0)

Nikki Haley, the former United Nations ambassador and South Carolina governor, has announced her candidacy for President. With her announcement Haley has become the first major challenger to former President Donald Trump for the Republican nomination. This decision marks a change for Haley, who previously said she would not challenge Trump if he decided to run for the White House. If elected, Haley would become both the nation's first female president and the first United States President of Indian descent. Visit Associated Press to learn