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The state’s recent legislative session shows how deeply Republicans fear Black voters will once again turn Arkansas blue

Voters arrive to be checked in at McGee Community Center in Conway, Arkansas, 2016. Photo: Michael B. Thomas/AFP/Getty Images

Here’s how Nsé Ufot and the New Georgia Project are fighting the state GOPs’ latest attempt to suppress Black and Brown voters

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Grassroots groups helped turn out a record number of voters

A volunteer distributes voter care packages at a block party for Georgia Democratic Senate candidates Rev. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff. Photo: Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images

There’s no telling how successful the next power-hungry incumbent will be in taking advantage of Trump’s groundwork

Supporters of President Trump walk and pray around the Pennsylvania State Capitol. Photo: Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images

Why George W. Bush succeeded where Trump failed

Supporters for George W. Bush stand outside Al Gore’s residence in November 2000. Photo: Shawn Thew/AFP via Getty Images

The youth vote helped Democrats win the White House. Can it deliver the Senate too?

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Georgia is the most important battleground state since Florida in 2000

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There aren’t a lot of Democrats up here, which is why I got the job

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Illustration: Liza Donnelly

Election anxiety as the polls close

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