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Senators are Trying to Fix a Non-Problem, Says ACLU of MS

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Jackson, Miss. – Mississippi senators today passed SB 2588 after over an hour of debate on the senate floor. SB 2588 would make it easier for election commissioners to remove voters from the voter rolls. It targets voters who have failed to vote just one time.

February 10, 2021

Senate Bill 2588 is a Voter Suppression Tool, Says ACLU of MS

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Jackson, Miss. – Mississippians should not be disenfranchised for simply not voting in an election.  Yet, the State Senate advanced SB 2588, legislation that would force election commissioners to remove voters from the voter rolls for simply not voting.

January 26, 2021