Trump's Election Integrity Commission Could Have A 'Chilling Effect' On Voting Rights

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A polling station in Virginia during the state's primary election in March 2016. Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Despite Little Evidence Of Fraud, White House Launches Voting Commission

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A federal panel ruled Friday that three of Texas's Congressional districts, including the 35th, shown here, were illegally drawn by the state's Republicans. Screengrab by NPR/Google Maps hide caption

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A police officer votes at Belmont High School on Feb. 9, 2016, in Belmont, N.H., during the New Hampshire presidential primary. The state's lawmakers are now debating bills that would tighten residency requirements for new voters. Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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State Republicans Push For More Restrictive Voting Laws

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Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., attends a meeting on Capitol Hill on Nov. 29, 2016. President-elect Donald Trump says he plans to nominate Sessions as U.S. attorney general. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Ruby Lortie (center, wearing black), marches to get out the vote with other fifth-grade students from Boulder Community School of Integrated Studies in Boulder, Colo. Nathaniel Minor/Colorado Public Radio hide caption

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These Fifth-Graders Think It's Really, Really Important That You Vote

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Chairwoman Alice Paul, second from left, and officers of the National Woman's Party hold a banner with a Susan B. Anthony quote in front of the NWP headquarters in Washington, D.C., in June 1920. AP hide caption

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Born Before Women Could Vote, Now They're Proud To Vote For Clinton

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Ian Watlington, with the National Disability Rights Network, pauses at the doorway of a Washington, D.C., recreation center used as a polling place. He says the door, which has a stationary bar down the middle, would be too narrow for him to enter if he was in his motorized wheelchair. He can barely get through in his manual chair. Pam Fessler/NPR hide caption

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Voters With Disabilities Fight For More Accessible Polling Places

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Chicago residents cast early ballots on Tuesday for the Nov. 8 election. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Will The New Era Of Limited Federal Monitoring Still Protect Voter Rights?

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Rosalind Alexander-Kasparik cares for her fiance, David Rector, who's trying to have his voting rights restored five years after a judge ruled that a traumatic brain injury disqualified him from casting a ballot in San Diego. Elliot Spagat/AP hide caption

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Disabled And Fighting For The Right To Vote

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump holds an August roundtable meeting with the Republican Leadership Initiative in his offices at Trump Tower in New York. Dr. Ben Carson is seated next to Trump at center. Gerald Herbert/AP hide caption

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