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General News    H3'ed 6/30/20

US voter registration plummets during coronavirus pandemic, challenging both parties

National Voter Registration Day is in September, but we must start lots sooner!
National Voter Registration Day is in September, but we must start lots sooner!
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This is a month-old article in a MSM source, but vitally important: 'States with at least a 50% voter registration reduction from April 2016 include the presidential swing states Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Virginia, North Carolina and Georgia, which Democrats hope to put in play for presumptive nominee Joe Biden. Texas, another state where Democrats hope they can continue to make inroads, and California plummeted by an ever greater 75%.' Registration among the protesters has risen, but not enough, and engaging them more in this year's electoral process is vital as they seek to branch out to other aspects of their mission. The word must get out that registration can be done at home and of course lots more outreach is also vital. 

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