It is commonly believed that Democrats are the one putting up a fight for democracy. This is true to a certain extent but Democrats, through certain actions, might have actually botched the fight over voting. An article by Jon Ward published by Yahoo News examines this scenario. Here is an excerpt:
Democrats told Americans over the last year that voter suppression was the biggest threat to democracy, even as it was clear that the far more immediate challenge is the potential for politicians to overturn election results after votes have been counted.
Democrats and Republicans in Congress are now working to pass key reforms that will make election subversion harder. But many people involved in efforts to preserve democracy have grown alarmed over the past year as they watched Democrats tell their supporters that America’s future was at stake if they did not pass two doomed voting rights bills.
“We wasted a year,” said one person who runs an organization helping local election officials across the country. “A lot of us who work in the space every day are baffled by the way these tactics were devised and pursued.”
Here is a link to the full article.