The former lawmaker Stacey Abrams – who energized Democrats in Georgia with her near-miss run for governor there – said this week that she would not enter the Democrats’ race to be the party’s presidential candidate. But what is the size of the challenge to tackle voter. Voter suppression is a strategy used to influence the outcome of an election by discouraging or preventing specific groups of people from voting.
Ari Berman of Mother Jones warns that a Republican strategy to tighten access to the ballot "It could be tainted by voter suppression," he says. And of course, winning control of supreme courts that will validate voter suppression is a key component of Republicans' strategy, one they.
Oct 28, Georgia's Republican Secretary of State Brian Kemp has been sued for suppressing minority votes after an Associated Press investigation. Nov 7, The bad: Republican candidates that benefited from voter suppression efforts, particularly Brian Kemp in Georgia’s governor race and Kevin Cramer in North Dakota’s Senate race, are set for victories. Given that elections can be so close (including Georgia’s gubernatorial race.
Voter suppression in the United States concerns allegations about various efforts, legal and In , in Ohio, African American voters voted early at more than 2 times the rate of white voters. In North Carolina, Republican lawmakers. A new series about voter suppression in America, in the run-up to the midterm elections.
Citizens' rights group claims up to 2 million people could be disenfranchised. Voter ID: Undermining your Right to Vote. The government trialled banning people who don't have ID from voting in a number of local authorities in England in.
A new Mother Jones report on voter suppression in found that as many as 45, people in Wisconsin were deterred from voting due to. But this was Wisconsin's first major election that required voters—even those who .. The lesson from is terrifyingly clear: If voter suppression can work in a.