Seven states to watch in the 2022 push to restrict voting rights

There are 88 voter restriction bills in nine states from 2021 that will roll over to this year’s legislative sessions

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Do ‘citizens’ or ‘residents’ get to vote in Louisiana? Voters will decide

A streetcar rolls past a voting precinct in New Orleans. (Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images)

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Kira Lerner
Kira Lerner

Kira Lerner is the democracy reporter for States Newsroom, the Louisiana Illuminator's parent nonprofit in Washington, D.C. She has previously covered voting, criminal justice, and civil rights issues for publications including Votebeat and The Appeal.