Seven states to watch in the 2022 push to restrict voting rights

By: - January 18, 2022 5:51 am

Shenita Binns and her daughter Ysrael Binns of Atlanta, Georgia, participate in a “Freedom Friday March” protest at Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial on Aug. 6, 2021 in Washington, D.C. Activists continued to demonstrate for voting rights on the 56th anniversary of the signing of the Voting Rights Act and urged the U.S. Senate “to end the filibuster so we can pass legislation to solve the urgent crises confronting our nation, voting rights, DC statehood, and reparations.” (Photo by Alex Wong / Getty Images)

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Kira Lerner
Kira Lerner

Kira Lerner is the democracy reporter for States Newsroom in Washington, D.C. She has previously covered voting, criminal justice, and civil rights issues for publications including Votebeat and The Appeal.

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