The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending that voters consider alternatives to casting their ballots in person during upcoming elections, as states expand absentee and early voting options for November amid fears of spreading the coronavirus. The guidance was issued with little fanfare on June 22 and suggested that state and local election officials take steps to minimize crowds at voting locations, including offering “alternative voting methods.” President Trump has repeatedly claimed without evidence that one popular alternative — mail-in ballots — promotes widespread voter fraud. Michelle Ye Hee Lee, The Washington Post.Read the Article
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Women weren’t given the right to vote. They took it.
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment which gave women in this country the right to vote. While the global pandemic has put a damper on many of the planned celebrations and exhibitions, on Monday July 6 and Tuesday July 7 The American Experience on PBS presents The Vote.
The Vote, is a four-hour, two-part documentary series, that tells the dramatic story of the epic crusade waged by American women for the right to vote. Focusing primarily on the movement’s final decade, the film charts American women’s determined march to the ballot box, and illuminates the myriad social, political and cultural obstacles that stood in their path.
The Vote premieres Monday and Tuesday, July 6-7, 2020, 9:00-11:00 p.m. ET (check local listings) on American Experience on PBS, PBS.org and the PBS Video App.Read More
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