Will you watch or attend the 2021 All-Star Game?

Will you watch or attend the 2021 All-Star Game?

On Friday, MLB commissioner Rob Manfred said in a statement that after "thoughtful conversations with Clubs, former and current players, the Players Association, and The Players Alliance" he had decided that the "best way to demonstrate our values as a sport is by relocating this year's All-Star Game and MLB Draft".

Major League Baseball has apparently found itself in the exact "tricky" spot reporters and critics predicted the league would end up in after pulling the 2021 All-Star Game out of Georgia in protest of the state's new voter ID laws.

Supporters of the new law have said it merely ensures election integrity and stamps out potential fraud, while critics have described it as a voter suppression tactic that would make it more hard for minorities, particularly people of color, to vote, citing how it reduces ballot access in urban communities that lean Democratic. We have 17. They have a photo ID requirement for in-person voting as we do.

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed into law last month a sweeping, Republican-sponsored bill that includes new restrictions on voting by mail and greater legislative control over how elections are run. For example, under the new law, Georgia elections officials can only mail out absentee applications to voters who individually request it, shutting down one approach to encouraging mail balloting.

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Major League Baseball opted to move the game out of Atlanta due to voting laws passed in Georgia last month.

Kemp also criticized the president for appearing at the NCAA championship game in IN, given Biden's comments, because in was "the birthplace for the photo ID requirement". To vote in Colorado, a person needs photo identification, just as they do at the will-call window at Coors Field. After first-time mail-in votes, Colorado uses signature matching for absentee ballots. "All voters who vote at the polls must provide identification". Furthermore, the Review linked to Colorado's Secretary of State website, which confirmed that people can use a "copy of a current (within the last 60 days) utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows the name and address of the elector" as a form of identification.

Colorado does not require identification for mail voting once a person is registered.

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