With everything happening in the world right now, it can be hard to believe that we’re just six months away from one of the most important elections of our lifetimes. But in the midst of a pandemic, it’s never been more important that people across the country have safe and reliable ways to vote and have their votes counted. Ensuring that happens in a country with an extremely dubious history with voting rights will take a lot of work—and funding—on the federal, state, and local levels. To discuss the challenges presented by COVID-19 and how we can overcome them, Generation Progress guest hosts Charlotte Hancock and Edwith Theogene are joined by Tiffany Dena Loftin, the director of the NAACP Youth & College Division, and Danielle Root, the associate director of voting rights and access to justice on the Center for American Progress Democracy and Government Reform Team.
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