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Issues Potentially Affecting the 2022 Midterm Elections

Issues Potentially Affecting the 2022 Midterm Elections

This CAP memo outlines how to address challenges affecting the 2022 elections.

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The American flag flies in front of the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C., September 2022. (Getty/Anna Moneymaker)

As states begin to administer this year’s general elections, election officials and electoral systems face various potential issues affecting the ability to carry out free and fair elections. This memo outlines ways to address some of the challenges potentially affecting the 2022 elections.

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