The Florida Department of Health on Monday reported 782,013 COVID-19 infections, up from more than 3,300 the day before. If those numbers continue daily, Florida is likely to hit the 800,000 mark in less than a week — and just before general Election Day 2020 on Nov. 3.If that...

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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