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Advocates, experts warn against polling place reductions

 

Last updated 6/27/2020 at 1:11pm

CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY, PIPER HUDSPETH BLACKBURN and BRUCE SCHREINER

Associated Press

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (AP) - With only one polling place open on election day this week in Louisville, Kentucky, voting went relatively smoothly compared with other recent primaries held amid the global pandemic. Does that mean other cities should consider the same in November?

Voting rights groups say no. They caution that just because Kentucky's largest city didn't have excessively long lines for the primary doesn't mean other cities should scale back polling locations -- even if they expand access to absen...



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