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Election 2020: What’s at Stake

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Around the country, state-level ballot initiatives and candidates for federal, state, and local office are presenting voters with stark choices about the future. On a range of key issues, from climate change and racial justice, to abortion access, immigration, and more, the 2020 election represents an opportunity to reshape the landscape of how the country works, and what change is possible. Dive in to get up to speed on what’s at stake.

Michi Trota
Elections have never been truly “fair and free” for all, but they’re even more at risk now.
Ballot initiatives may have significant implications for the future of workers’ rights.

Gender justice is on the ballot in multiple states during the 2020 election. 
These sheriff's races could have significant impacts on immigrant communities.

From affirmative action to state Constitutions, this election features major racial justice initiatives.
There are a few notable ballot initiatives on the state level related to environmental issues.

Initiatives across the country may alter criminal codes and reform state criminal justice systems.
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