The Civic Voice: How to Save an Election

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ON THE SURFACE, this election looks like a disaster waiting to happen. Congress approved only a small fraction ($400 million) of the estimated $4 billion that states needed to run the election amid a pandemic. Lawsuits, postal service delays, and fears about voter suppression or a looming constitutional crisis have left many Americans bracing for Election Day chaos.

But a funny thing happened on the way to the ballot box this year: average Americans, business leaders, student volunteers, and state and local officials have all stepped in where the federal government failed. This month’s Civic Voice newsletter, by Eliza Newlin Carney, looks at some of the unlikely silver linings that have come out of this pandemic-plagued election. Read the whole Civic Voice HERE.

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