U.S. Army veteran Na’ilah Amaru discussed her experience living in various states and the discrepancies in voting laws between them.
“I’ve called several states home before I moved here to New York,” Amaru said. “I didn’t realize how difficult voting could be until I move here, because New York is the only state I’ve lived in that denies citizens the right to early voting. I lived in Texas, I lived in Georgia and I lived in Alabama, which are all much easier to vote in, and provide citizens access to the ballot box that New York currently denies us.”
Read the full article, Everyday NY’ers Call for Early Voting, published Mar. 27, 2018 on the Legislative Gazette.com.