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Extending voting hours in response to polling place irregularities may be appropriate, but is far from ideal.
All eyes tonight – and quite possibly afterwards – will be on which party will control the Senate. The latest polling suggests that it will come down to eight states. Four of those states have seen litigation over voting rules or practices this year: North Carolina, Georgia, Kansas, and Iowa. All of these cases involve voter registration. The courts stopped restrictions in Kansas and Iowa, but ultimately declined to do so in North Carolina and Georgia. This comment considers the possibility that voting restrictions – or court orders stopping them – could make the difference.
Thoughts on Connecticut's voter registration list issues.
A report from the field.
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