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Explained: Voter Suppression in America

A hand dropping a vote into a ballot box

Voter turnout for the US Presidential Election 2020 was at its highest since 1900, with around two thirds of the electorate coming out in support of their candidate. Although a significant improvement, largely driven by the polarization of the electorate and the work of grassroots voting rights activists, the US still lags most Western democracies

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