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Kira Lerner

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Political Reporter — ThinkProgress

Political Reporter @ThinkProgress covering voting and elections, Washingtonian, @MedillSchool alum.

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I've covered MANY attempts by GOP lawmakers to cut early voting, polling hours, DMV locations, same-day registration, etc before an election. Will be interesting to see if these tactics can fly in 2018, when voters are paying close attention 
Georgia Republicans want to require Atlanta to close its polls at 7 pm instead of 8 pm. The city is 54% black 
The Sunday before an election is a huge turnout day for black voters because of Souls to the Polls. After the day was eliminated but then reinstated in Florida, black voters cast record numbers of early ballots in 2016 
Georgia Republicans are trying to win elections this November by making it harder for people to vote. They want to eliminate Sunday voting and cut voting hours in Atlanta. Wonder who that will affect... 
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