On Democracy Day, newsrooms draw attention to a crisis in the U.S. system of government

The Oregon Capital Chronicle and other outlets will mark Democracy Day with articles about threats to democracy

By: - September 15, 2022 5:45 am

Jeff Ogg receives a ballot Monday, May 16, 2022, at a drive-up Marion County ballot drop site in Salem. (Ron Cooper/Oregon Capital Chronicle)

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Kira Lerner

Kira Lerner is the democracy reporter for States Newsroom in Washington, D.C. She has previously covered voting, criminal justice, and civil rights issues for publications including Votebeat and The Appeal.