Op-ed: No more delays, pass the New York Voting Rights Act today

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Queens Borough President Donovan Richards

New York State is the birthplace to so many movements throughout nation’s our history that have reshaped the very fabric of society. From the first-ever women’s rights convention in Seneca Falls to the Stonewall rebellion in Manhattan, countless figurative and literal marches toward equality have begun right here in New York.

When it comes to protecting and expanding access to the ballot box, however, New York has historically lagged behind. But now is our chance to right that historic wrong.

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