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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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November 6, 2018

Voting Rights/Demoracy Colorado

Colorado Amendment A, Prohibiting Slavery And Involuntary Servitude, Has Passed

An identical measure, Amendment T, failed by a narrow margin in 2016 possibly due to unclear wording on the ballot. This time around, supporters have tried to make ballot language clear that a “yes” …

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November 6, 2018

Voting Rights/Demoracy Florida

Florida voters approve Amendment 4 to restore felon voting rights

Now, at least 1.4 million residents in the state have the opportunity to participate in the election process again – or for the first time. “We showed that every ballot …

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November 6, 2018

Voting Rights/Demoracy Missouri

Getting to the polls made easier with transportation options

Lyft advertised they would provide half-off rides with a promotion code, and free rides to under-served communities through nonpartisan, nonprofit partners. In Jefferson City, through Missouri Faith Voices, voters can …

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