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Capitol authorities in Tallahassee say they don't know if protesters will gather in large numbers in coming days or how they intend to behave, but Florida lawmakers are leaving town — having completed their committee work this week — and instructed their staff members to work remotely at least...

The nation faces a historic election Nov. 3 in the throes of a pandemic that has claimed more than 200,000 U.S. lives, widespread protests against racism and unprecedented economic devastation. It follows years of voting law changes and challenges as well as a misinformation campaign to undermine confidence in the election. States Newsroom’s collective of independent news outlets collaborated to present a sweeping picture of voter access and barriers to the ballot. We invite you to read our five-day series from across the network, publishing Oct. 5-9.

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Oct. 5: Deadline to register

Oct. 24: Deadline to request absentee ballot

Oct. 24-31: Early voting

Nov. 3: Election day

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See what's on your ballot, check your voter registration, and locate your polling place at, provided by the League of Women Voters Education Fund.