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The most detailed look yet at the 'exodus' of local voting officials

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Why there's a long-standing voter registration gap for Latinos and Asian Americans

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Crystal Mason, center, at the Tim Curry Justice Center in Fort Worth, Texas, on May 25, 2018. Max Faulkner/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/Tribune News Service via Getty Images hide caption

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GOP state Rep. John LaHood speaks in favor of election bill SB 189 at the Georgia House of Representatives in Atlanta on Thursday, the last day of the legislative session. LaHood is the sponsor of the bill in the House. Arvin Temkar/AP hide caption

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New data shows it's gotten easier to vote in the U.S. since 2000

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Independent presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. speaks during a campaign rally in Phoenix on Dec. 20, 2023. Both Kennedy's campaign and a super PAC supporting him are working to get the conspiracy theorist on state ballots around the country. Rebecca Noble/Getty Images hide caption

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Robert F. Kennedy Jr. wants to get on the ballot in all 50 states. It won't be easy

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Conservative attorney Cleta Mitchell, seen here at a South Carolina Republican Party event in 2022, has been circulating a memo laying out "the threat of non-citizen voting in 2024." Gerard Albert III/Myrtle Beach Sun News/Tribune News Service via Getty Images hide caption

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Conservatives are warning about noncitizens voting. It's a myth with a long history

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Voters cast their ballots in North Charleston, S.C., on Oct. 16, 2020. A new study says the turnout gap between white and nonwhite voters in the U.S. is growing fastest in jurisdictions that were stripped of a federal voting protection by a Supreme Court decision. Logan Cyrus/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Some voters in Huntington Beach want to introduce voter ID for future elections

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An election worker directs voters to a ballot drop-off location in 2020 in Portland, Ore. Oregon is among the states waiting for the Biden administration to greenlight plans to automatically register eligible voters when they apply to enroll in Medicaid. Nathan Howard/Getty Images hide caption

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Biden officials keep states waiting on expanding Medicaid voter registration

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A voter leaves a polling booth at St. Anthony Community Center in Manchester, N.H., during the state's presidential primary on Jan. 23. Michael Dwyer/AP hide caption

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Tech giants pledge action against deceptive AI in elections

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Voters wait to cast their ballots on Jan. 23 in Loudon, N.H. Shortly before voting began, some voters in the state got calls from a faked version of President Biden's voice urging them not to vote, a sign of the potential that deepfakes could have on the electoral process. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images hide caption

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AI fakes raise election risks as lawmakers and tech companies scramble to catch up

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Voters of color in Nassau County, N.Y., a segregated suburb of New York City, are waging an unprecedented redistricting fight under a state voting rights act, an emerging tool for protecting voting rights at the local level. Tracy J. Lee for NPR hide caption

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A voting rights battle in a New York City suburb may lead to a national fight

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Supporters of former President Donald Trump arrive to hear him speak at a commit to caucus rally in Las Vegas in January. The Nevada Republican Party is holding a caucus to determine who wins the state's GOP delegates — a contest that's two days after the state-run primary. Patrick T. Fallon/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Friends Gloria Smith, left, and Venita Epps say working elections is important. "It is my passion and my duty as a citizen in Fulton County," Epps says. Sam Gringlas/WABE hide caption

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They watched 2 election workers face abuse, and it's compelling them to serve in 2024

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Louisiana Republican Gov. Jeff Landry speaks during the start of a special legislative session on Jan. 15 in Baton Rouge, La. Landry called the session so lawmakers could comply with a court order and create a new congressional map. Michael Johnson/The Advocate/Pool via AP hide caption

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After a court fight, Louisiana's new congressional map boosts Black political power

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Malikiah Guillory, 19, stacks yard signs in Hooksett, N.H., on Wednesday, urging voters to write in President Biden's name on the Democratic primary ballot. Biden is skipping the New Hampshire primary because it didn't comply with party rules. Will Weissert/AP hide caption

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Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel gives a speech in 2023. The RNC is urging Republican voters to embrace early voting, even as conservative leaders continue to rail against the practice. Jae C. Hong/AP hide caption

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The RNC wants Republicans to embrace early voting. Trump's rhetoric makes it tough

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