Nonprofit aims to increase turnout in rural counties

CHARLOTTE — A local nonprofit is aiming to improve turnout in rural counties.

It’s called the New Rural Project. Cynthia Wallace and Helen Probst Mills co-founded the group after seeing large numbers of registered and unregistered voters in rural communities have not been casting their ballot.

>> On this episode of the Political Beat, Cynthia Wallace discusses what she is seeing on the ground and the efforts her group is taking this fall to increase voter turnout.

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