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Connections: How to improve access to voting

Jul 2, 2018

Why do so few people vote? Last week, in primaries across the country, a very small percentage of voters decided to participate. New York State had particularly small turnout in most of its primary races. That has turned the spotlight on New York voting rules, including hours of voting, early voting, mail-in voting, registration, and more. Does something need to change? 

Our guests discuss how to improve voting access and enthusiasm. In studio: