The good news: Ruthelle Frank, an 84-year-old Wisconsin resident, was able to vote in recent primary elections.
The troubling news: It took multiple lawsuits and 10 months to make it happen. And even though she is on the ballot to be elected in November, she may not even be allowed to place her vote because of issues with her birth certificate and the spelling of her father's last name.
Ruthelle is only one of millions of people who are at risk of losing their right to vote in this November as a result of wide-ranging state-by-state efforts to deny people access to the polls. These state efforts are throwing barriers in the way of people who have cherished their right to vote for decades and making it harder for new voters to register.
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