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Lantz McGinnis-Brown

Lantz McGinnis-Brown

Lantz McGinnis-Brown is a research associate at the Idaho Policy Institute and Ph.D. student in Boise State University’s School of Public Service. His research interests include nonprofit and local government policy, administration and management, research methods, public accountability, and most other policy and administration topics.

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Some Idahoans can now vote in Spanish, Native languages: Who’s covered and what it means

By: , and - May 16, 2022

In Tuesday’s primary election, several Idaho counties must provide voting assistance in non-English languages. For most, this will be their first time doing so. Since its initial passage, the Voting Rights Act has sought to increase participation in elections by historically excluded groups. A 1975 amendment to the act, known as Section 203, extends protections […]