Much has been written about North Carolina’s new voting laws. My only question is why the new laws? I have voted in elections for the last 46 years. I have voted in-person, absentee, and now early voting. I remember when we had to vote on “election day.” I guess that was a reasonable idea a couple hundred years ago. In today’s world, one day, or 10 days, for voting does not make any sense. With the work schedule of most folks (some with two or more jobs, long hours, school attendance.) It was nice to see North Carolina lead the way on early voting. Fewer days but “the same amount of hours” really means less time to vote. I personally would suggest more days and more hours for voting, not fewer. But not in North Carolina. Why?
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