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Onondaga County's Elections Commisioners on the Campbell Conversations
The upcoming general election will no doubt re-ignite debates over voter turnout and voter suppression. On this week's episode of the Campbell Conversations, host Grant Reeher speaks with the two elections commissioners for Onondaga County, Republican Helen Kiggins Walsh and Democrat Dustin Czarny. We find out why they think efforts to suppress voting have largely bypassed the state, and also why it's hard to implement other measures to make it easier to vote. The short answer to both? Politics.