PBS NewsHour

How medical providers are checking on patients' civic health

Clip: 10/30/2022 | 4m 35s

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According to Census data, fewer than three-quarters of eligible Americans are registered to vote. Since 2019, a nonprofit called Vot-ER has taken voter registration efforts into medical exam rooms across the country. Tionya Lawrence, a family nurse practitioner in Georgia, joins John Yang to discuss the initiative.

Aired: 10/30/22 | Rating: NR

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