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-Alex Gulotta, Arizona state director, ALl Voting is Local Action
April 2, 2023 via The Washington Post
Some state legislatures are continuing to push to tighten voting laws and the rules for election administration, despite the lack of evidence for the claim that widespread fraud influenced the 2020 election. For example, an Arizona proposal would make digital images of ballots public during an election, an idea which is opposed by some voting rights groups.
March 29, 2023 via CNN
In March, the Georgia state legislature passed a bill that would make it a felony for local election offices to accept private funds.
Instead of taking advantage of every opportunity to make Georgia’s elections the most well-run in the country, our legislators are choosing to leave money on the table while weakening the very nonpartisan institutions that protect Georgians’ right to vote.
-Kristin Nabers, Georgia state director, All Voting is Local Action
Conspiracy theorists in Pennsylvania have unsurprisingly used a paper ballot shortage in Luzerne County in the 2022 general election to spread lies about our elections.
-deborah rose hinchey, pennsylvania special projects director, All Voting is Local
March 28, 2023 via Pennsylvania Capital-Star
A U.S. House committee met to discuss what should happen in the wake of a paper ballot shortage in Luzerne County, PA in 2022.
March 15, 2023 via Tallahassee Democrat
In February, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and the state legislature passed a law making it easier for statewide prosecutors to go after supposed election crimes.
Our system is broken and the state should be doing everything it can, using whatever resources it has, to set up a system where voters can determine whether they’re eligible.
-brad ashwell, Florida state director, All Voting is Local
We want those ballots to be protected, and we want certification to go off smoothly, without public pressure to cave and not certify an election. So there needs to be some guardrails around that as well.
-kayla griffin, ohio state director, All VOting is Local
March 8, 2023 via News From the States
A new bill in Ohio claims to increase transparency in elections, but All Voting is Local Ohio held some concerns over individual voter challenges and interference with election certification.