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‘Chaos and Confusion’: The Campaign to Stamp Out Ballot Drop Boxes

By: - November 3, 2022

In 2020, ballot drop boxes were a sturdy, metallic symbol of increased voter access amid a pandemic. Absentee and mail voting surged across the country, and voters used drop boxes to return 41% of those ballots. Two years later, they’ve become a symbol of the attacks on voter access. After 2020, right-wing activists scrutinized security […]