If Democrats won't go all out to protect the franchise for their most loyal constituencies, how can they expect to govern? The history of the Jim Crow south suggests they won't, according to historian Richard White.
by Julilly Kohler-Hausmann
Invoking the specter of voter fraud to undermine democratic participation is a tactic as old as the United States itself.
SOURCE: Made by History at The Washington Post
by Charlotte Rosen
Because the pretrial population is disproportionately non-White, this kind of “de facto disenfranchisement” constitutes an abhorrent form of racist voter suppression, despite rarely gaining the headlines and outrage that long voting lines do.
SOURCE: Washington Post
In order to win, Trump "must find a way to reduce the number of anti-Trump voters who can actually cast a ballot," writes columnist Colbert I. King.
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