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Voting Rights Advocates Sue Montana Over Voter Suppression Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Forward Montana, an elected county attorney and a group of local Montana lawyers sued the state on Wednesday over a recently-passed law that bans voter registration and education activities on public college campuses and requires judges to recuse themselves from cases if a party or attorney before them donated to their campaign.

Montana Governor Signs Two Voter Suppression Bills

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Montana Governor Greg Gianforte signed two voter suppression bills into law on Monday. HB 176 and SB 169, which passed the Republican-majority state legislature at the end of March, eliminate same-day voter registration on Election Day and impose new voter ID requirements for both voter registration and casting a ballot respectively. 

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