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Native America Calling

August 19, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Today, August 19 – Politics and the pandemic raiseĀ voting uncertainty

Most states allow some type of mail-in voting. Health officials and elected leaders are recommending expanded vote-by-mail options to limit the spread of the coronavirus at in-person polling places. But President Trump continues to rail against the mailed ballots, warning-without evidence-that it increases the risk of fraud. He’s also withholding emergency funds for the U.S. Postal Service to accommodate an expected increase in mail volume. That’s all on top of local safety restrictions some tribes have in place that can also limit access to polling places. Voting advocates worry these and other factors might hinder Native voters who already face disproportionate barriers during elections.

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August 19, 2020
10:00 am - 11:00 am
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