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New US Voting Laws Could Suppress Turnout, Some Say

When voters head to the polls November 8, 17 of America's 50 states will have voting restrictions in place for the first time in a presidential election. Since the 2010 midterm election, a total of 22 states passed new voting laws. "What we are seeing is a pattern emerging across the country that will make it harder for people to access the ballot box," said Kristen Clarke, executive director of the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law. Other new state...

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