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As nation grapples with COVID-19 and systemic racism, Democrats look to activate voters down ballot

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As nation grapples with COVID-19 and systemic racism, Democrats look to activate voters down ballot

WASHINGTON – Chris Scott thinks the nation has hit a “perfect storm” for voters to be inspired to get involved in local elections.

As political director for Collective PAC, which aims to elect more Black people to public office, Scott said the impact of COVID-19, calls for police reform and a slew of other issues are “combining everything for people to really get an understanding.”

“All politics really are local,” Scott told USA TODAY. “You can have a president, but the person that is most likely going to have an impact on your everyday life is that state (representative), is that […]

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