Why Republicans Are Moving To Fix Elections That Weren’t Broken
Lawmakers (primarily Republican) in 43 states are considering over 250 bills which would raise barriers to voting in response to the false and disproven claim that there was significant voter fraud during the 2020 election. Republican lawmakers signaled before the 2020 election was even over that they would attempt to curtail ways to extend and expand voting access, especially mail-in voting. Still, there are some Republicans who are wary of efforts to reform voting laws on the basis of the disproven 2020 election fraud claim for fear that it will demoralize voters and reduce overall turnout.
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.