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5 Things to do to Keep Your Ballot from Rejection

5 Things to do to Keep Your Ballot from Rejection

Happy Tuesday!  Today is September 8, 2020, we are now 8 weeks away from Election Day.  In some states, thanks to early voting, election day begins later this month!   Keeping in tune with this month’s “Know Before You Go (Vote)” theme, I want to begin this week’s reminder by drawing your attention to the below…

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Reminder: Exercise Your Right to Vote This Fall!

Reminder: Exercise Your Right to Vote This Fall!

Happy Tuesday!  Today is September 1, 2020, which is also National Poll Worker Recruitment (NPWR) Day!  NPWR Day was established by the US Election Assistance Commission (EAC) to bring awareness on the importance of election poll workers (paid or unpaid, depending on jurisdiction) and their role in administering free & fair elections, and strengthening the…

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Reminder: Exercise Your Right to Vote This Fall!

Reminder: Exercise Your Right to Vote This Fall!

Happy Tuesday!  Today is August 25, 2020.  We are now 10 weeks away from Election Day on Nov. 3, 2020.   By now, you probably have completed your personal “call to action” plan that you can easily execute this fall.  If so, please encourage other people you know to do the same.  Otherwise, I encourage you…

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Black History Moment: North Carolina voter ID law

Black History Moment: North Carolina voter ID law

Yesterday, we took a look at the Shelby County v. Holder (2013) decision, which weakened the 1965 Voting Rights Act’s (VRA) ability to provide federal oversight over changes made to state and local election laws. With that decision, two key realities emerged: 1) State and local governments, especially those with a history of enacting racially…

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Making the case for the census (Article: “100 years ago, Congress threw out results of the census”)

Making the case for the census (Article: “100 years ago, Congress threw out results of the census”)

As you’re reading this email, you’re likely aware of the upcoming nationwide census (population count).  That being said, the below article makes the case for the Constitutionally required census that takes place once every ten years: 100 years ago, Congress threw out results of the census https://theconversation.com/100-years-ago-congress-threw-out-results-of-the-census-129954 This year is also a census year.  In…

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