Every state should run their elections the way #Minnesota does:
✅ Same-day voter registration
✅ Paper ballots, scanned optically
✅ Adequate polling locations everywhere = short lines
✅ Employers must pay for workers' time off to vote if it falls within their scheduled work time — as much as necessary, no limit!
✅ Vote early by mail or in person for any reason starting 46 days before the election
@joeld just add voting for people in prison and on probation and we'd be all set
@hfrazey we do need to do this!!
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