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“Hundreds of companies agreed to oppose voting restrictions, but others abstained.”


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Amazon, BlackRock, Google, Warren Buffett and hundreds of other companies and executives signed a new statement published Wednesday opposing “any discrimination law” that will make it hard for people to quit. more votes.

This is the largest demonstration of solidarity ever seen by the business community as companies across the country try to navigate party riot against Republican efforts to enact regulations. new election rules in most states. Senior Republican members, including former President Donald J. Trump and Sen. Mitch McConnell, have urged companies to stay out of politics.

The statement was held in recent days by Kenneth Chenault, former CEO of American Express, and Kenneth Frazier, Merck’s chief executive. A copy appeared Wednesday in advertisements in The New York Times and The Washington Post.

Last month, with only a handful of big companies voicing their opposition to the new restrictive voting laws in Georgia, Mr. Chenault and Mr. Frazier took the lead. black executive group urges companies to participate more similar law objections all over the country.

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