US election: Early voting shines light on fight over voter suppression
By Abiodun Ogundairo
21 October 2020 | 3:34 pm
One person, one vote: It's the law of the land in the United States. But voting advocacy groups argue that isn't the case for minorities — and say Georgia is a case in point this election cycle.
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