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People released from prison deserve automatic voting restoration

(Jim Weber/Daily Memphian via AP)

As you cast your votes this election year, let’s remember our fellow community members who can’t--not because they are unwilling to participate but because of anti-democratic processes that send the message that their voices don’t count. Commit to change, not just for them, but for our country. Because when every voice is heard, that’s when true democracy exists.

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Elections committee kills ballot harvesting ban revival (access required)

Lawmakers attempted to revive one of the most controversial portions of a repealed election law from 2013 via a last-minute strike-everything amendment to a bill in a special meeting of House Elections Committee Thursday. But they were rebuffed by one of the original opponents of the wide-reaching election bill from 2013.

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