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North Carolina and other states want private funds banned from elections administration

The 2020 elections saw a record voter turnout and an enormous amount of mail-in ballots, all amidst a pandemic.

These challenges required election officials to seek alternative sources of funding. Now, many Republican legislators want to ban private funding of the elections administration process.

Rusty Jacobs of WUNC reports.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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