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November 7, 2018

Voting Rights/Demoracy Indiana

More than 94,000 voters cast ballots in St. Joseph County, up significantly from 2014

Due to the high number of absentee ballots, final votes for races weren’t expected to be tallied until after 11 p.m., according to Catherine Fanello, chair of the St. Joseph …

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November 7, 2018

Voting Rights/Demoracy Florida

“Love Prevails”: Floridians Celebrate Massive Restoration of Voting Rights to People with Felonies

“DESMOND MEADE: Well, let’s talk about the prospects. You know, here we have a campaign that was successful last night that dealt with voting, dealt with felons, and it was in the …

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November 7, 2018

Voting Rights/Demoracy Ohio

Issue One failure: What went wrong and what’s next?

“We need our partners in mainstream medicine to step up and open more detox facilities, get more doctors qualified to treat people, get more doctors who can prescribe Medication assisted …

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November 7, 2018

Voting Rights/Demoracy Ohio

Voters reject Issue 1, which would keep low-level drug offenders out of prison

“Together we made sure that the insane reality of criminalizing poor people and people with addiction and mental illness was in the conversation and challenged,” said Demareo Cooper of the …

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November 6, 2018

Voting Rights/Demoracy Florida

Florida voters approve Amendment 4 on restoring felons’ voting rights

“Right about now, we can presently say that we have made history,” said Rhonda Thomas, manager of the “Let My People Vote” campaign. “We are just ready to go forth …

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November 6, 2018

Voting Rights/Demoracy Colorado

Burned Pamphlets Left On Abolish Slavery Colorado Co-Chair’s Doorstep

Together Colorado, a backer of the amendment, posted the following statement on its website Tuesday: As a faith-driven organization, we are called to reconciliation and healing, and it is thus particularly …

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