September 24, 2021

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Ohio Cut 860 Polling Places Ahead of the Election

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A VICE News investigation found that Ohio has eliminated 860 polling places since 2016, the fifth-highest cut in the country. At the same time, Ohio’s secretary of state has rejected some proposals to expand absentee voting. Voting rights groups say changes like paid postage on mail-in ballots and adding dropbox locations are necessary in the middle of a pandemic, and that the lack of action from the state is a form of voter suppression.

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