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'Poor People's Campaign' eyes low-income voters in 13 states

Aug 11, 2020 - Associated Press

RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — A coalition of activists, unions, and religious leaders inspired by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s last organizing effort said Tuesday new data suggest low-income voters in key states could swing some U.S. Senate races.

The Poor People’s Campaign said it’s using the data to pressure candidates from both parties to focus on poverty and encourage poor and low-income voters in 13 states to register to vote.

A study released Tuesday by Columbia School o...