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Nick Harper

Nick Harper

Nick Harper is a voting rights attorney and civic engagement director for the League of Women Voters of Minnesota.

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To protect the right to vote, kill or change the filibuster

By: - September 22, 2021

Democrats in the U.S. Senate recently introduced a new piece of legislation, the Freedom to Vote Act. Minnesota’s very own Sen. Amy Klobuchar is the lead sponsor on the bill. This proposal represents the latest efforts by members of the Senate to pass comprehensive voting rights and pro-democracy legislation. Earlier legislation on these issues failed to […]