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Recording from Wednesday, July 15th, 2020:
Links from Discussion:
NAACP says our voting system needs more work to ensure justice - https://www.al.com/opinion/2020/07/naacp-says-our-voting-system-needs-more-work-to-ensure-justice.html
Signed, Sealed, Undelivered: Thousands Of Mail-In Ballots Rejected For Tardiness - https://www.npr.org/2020/07/13/889751095/signed-sealed-undelivered-thousands-of-mail-in-ballots-rejected-for-tardiness
Postal Service memos detail ‘difficult’ changes, including slower mail delivery - https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2020/07/14/postal-service-trump-dejoy-delay-mail/
Can teenage election workers solve two of democracy's challenges at once? - https://thefulcrum.us/poll-workers
Can Our Ballots Be Both Secret and Secure? - https://www.newyorker.com/news/the-future-of-democracy/can-our-ballots-be-both-secret-and-secure
Lawsuit filed against county commission calls for change in election structure - https://kimatv.com/news/local/lawsuit-filed-against-county-commission-calls-for-change-in-election-structure
Good-government groups ask Trump and Biden to unmask campaign bundlers - https://thefulcrum.us/campaign-finance/trump-biden-campaign-bundlers
How to rename D.C.'s football team and help fix democracy, too - https://thefulcrum.us/campaign-finance/redskins-name-change
The Benefits of Public Financing and the Myth of Polarized Small Donors - https://www.brennancenter.org/our-work/research-reports/benefits-public-financing-and-myth-polarized-small-donors