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Federal Courts Rule Against Vote Suppression in Florida and Georgia

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In both states, the federal courts are opening the door for more votes to be counted. But whether that will be sufficient to elect Democrats is not just an open question. So far, based on the available data on uncounted votes, the odds of success appear to be steep for Democrats in both states.

Nonetheless, federal courts are ruling that these two GOP-run states have election rules that are suppressing votes.

This article was produced by Voting Booth, a project of the Independent Media Institute.

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