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GOP fights efforts to ease voting during pandemic

Apr 05, 2020 - The Washington Post

As party cites concern about fraud, others see bid to suppress turnout

President Trump and a growing number of Republican leaders are aggressively challenging efforts to make voting easier as the coronavirus pandemic disrupts elections, accusing Democrats of opening the door to fraud - and, in some cases, admitting fears that expanded voting access could politically devastate the GOP.

Around the country, election officials trying to ensure ballot access and protect public health in...