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By the People: How to make sure your vote is counted


Host Ian Millhiser talks with voting rights lawyer Sophia Lin Lakin and vote-by-mail advocate Amber McReynolds about voting, COVID-19, and what steps you can take to ensure that your vote is counted this election.

Relevant resources: 

Confirm you are registered to vote

How to vote at home

ACLU’s Voting Rights Project

ACLU’s Voter Education Tool


Sophia Lin Lakin, Deputy Director of the Voting Rights Project at the ACLU

Amber McReynolds, CEO of the National Vote at Home Institute


Ian Millhiser (@imillhiser), Senior Correspondent, Vox


Producer/Editor: Jackson Bierfeldt

Editor: Elbert Ventura

Executive Producer: Liz Nelson

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