Editorial: With the integrity of elections at stake, local governments and voters can help

Americans have fought and died for the right to vote. The alarming developments in this extraordinary election year make clear the fight to exercise that right is far from over, particularly for voters of color in cities like Philadelphia.The disruptive “poll watchers” the Trump campaign dispatched to the city’s early voting locations — where poll watchers don’t have the right to enter — and the so-called “election integrity” panel Harrisburg Republicans are concocting suggest that partisan attempts to intimidate voters and interfere in the election process are more brazen than at any time in …

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