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Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds has signed a Republican-backed bill into law which limits and restricts Iowans’ access to the ballot box. The law shortens the early voting period from 29 to 20 days, requires mail-in ballots to be received by Election Day, closes voting sites at 8pm rather than 9pm, bans election officials from sending absentee ballot request forms unless requested, and removes voters from active voting lists if they miss a single election and don’t report a change in address or register as

The annual Conservative Political Action Committee (CPAC) conference was held in Orlando this year. Speakers throughout the conference repeated false and disproven claims of voter fraud and allegations that the 2020 election was rigged in favor of Joe Biden. The climax of the conference was a 90 minute speech by former president Trump (his first public speech since leaving office) in which he repeated many of the false and misleading claims and called for reforms which would make it harder to vote.Visit the NBC

Celebrities, religious leaders, political figures, non-profit organizations, music bands, and even comic book characters have all been deployed in an attempt to ensure high turnout among Latino voters in the Georgia Senate run-off elections. These efforts appear to have worked, as 65% of Latino voters who voted in the November general election have voted early in the runoffs (compared to only 10% in 2018).Visit NBC News to learn more.  Voter Education Week Young adults will be the nation’s largest voting bloc in the upcoming election and

On Tuesday, December 15, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell finally congratulated President-elect Joe Biden on his election victory after the Electoral College certified his win. Visit NBC 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 athletes and artists combatting systemic and racist

On December 1st, Attorney General William Barr announced that the Department of Justice had found no evidence of widespread or systemic voter fraud that could have changed the outcome of the 2020 presidential election. He also clarified that the DOJ would continue to investigate credible allegations of voter fraud brought to its attention. President Trump’s legal team disputed Barr’s comments.Visit NBC News to learn more.Image credit: U.S. Marshals Service, Office of Public Affairs (CC BY 2.0)