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Our democracy has overcome its fair share of challenges this year — including a nationwide pandemic, the aggressive spread of disinformation, and shameful efforts to suppress our right to vote — but we still have important work to do. Change doesn’t just take place on Election Day — democracy starts with people like you and me taking an active role in our communities and working on the issues that affect us and our families.

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