Conservative groups target state, local voter registration rolls with multiple lawsuits

By: - January 10, 2022 11:16 am

Volunteers help a woman locate her correct polling place after being unable to locate her voter registration on Election Day, Nov. 3, 2020, at Church of Jesus Christ of latter-day Saints in Fayetteville, North Carolina. (Melissa Sue Gerrits/Getty Images)

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Kira Lerner
Kira Lerner

Kira is the democracy reporter for States Newsroom, where she covers voting, elections, redistricting, and efforts to subvert democracy. Before joining States Newsroom, Kira was managing editor of Votebeat, a pop-up newsroom launched to cover election administration and voting before and after the 2020 election. She has also covered voting rights, criminal justice, and civil rights issues for outlets including The Appeal and ThinkProgress. Her work has appeared in the Washington Post, the Guardian, Slate, and Talking Points Memo, among other outlets. Kira has a bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism and is a native of the Washington, D.C., area.

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