State legislatures across the United States have enacted voting laws, in a move that votin...

‘An aggressive wave’ of voting laws nationwide, in charts – The Southern Maryland Chronicle

State legislatures across the United States have enacted voting laws, in a move that voting rights advocates argue is motivated by false allegations perpetuated by former President Trump about voter fraud in the 2020 election. This year, 18 states have enacted laws that restrict Americans’ right to vote, while 25 states have expanded voting access, according to the data collected by the Brennan Center for Justice. Texas became the latest addition to the list of largely Republican-controlled states that have enacted new voting restrictions on Sept. 7, when Gov. Greg Abbott, a Republican, signed into law Senate Bill 1, despite …

 

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