Note to viewers: “the voter suppression trail” is the first-ever video game for op-docs, and also the final installment.
Voter suppression is a strategy to influence the outcome of an election by discouraging or preventing people from voting it is distinguished from political. Even after a federal appeals court struck down the state’s anti-voter law, republicans are finding new ways to stop blacks from voting.
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The number and complexity of new voting restrictions across the country are the states shown in blue are facing court challenges to voter suppression.
The supreme court rejects a dangerous challenge to equal representation, but harmful voter-id laws live on. Gerrymandering is when the lines are drawn to manipulate the boundaries to predetermine the will the 2016 presidential election be decided by voter suppression laws.
With the us senate race in alabama looking close, there has been a lot of attention on social media to how the southern state has worked to suppress voting rights the concern is that attempts at voter suppression in such a close race — particularly those targeting black alabamians, who are more.
Voter suppression in the united states concerns allegations about various efforts, legal and illegal, used to prevent eligible voters from their right to vote. For years, researchers warned that laws requiring voters to show certain forms of photo identification at the poll would discriminate against racial minorities and other groups now, the first study has been released showing that the proliferation of voter id laws in recent years has indeed driven. She’d lost her driver’s license a few days earlier, but she came prepared with an expired wisconsin state id and proof of residency a poll worker confirmed she was registered to vote at her current address but this was wisconsin’s first major election that required voters—even those who.
We challenge all efforts and tactics that threaten our democracy and limit the ability of voters to exercise their right to vote.