Colin Powell Slams Voter Suppression: Highly respected military commander Powell criticizes voter suppression
Voter Suppression articles on Democracy Chronicles
Voter suppression is an illegal strategy to influence the outcome of an election by discouraging or preventing people from exercising their right to vote. Also see our section on American democracy and our articles on Voter Turnout and Voter Access.
Pennsylvania’s onerous voter ID law that would have prevented thousands from voting is blocked
Temporary replacement for Jon Stewart on Daily Show, John Oliver takes chance to callout ‘Sharknado of Voter Suppression’ storming across America
By contacting those likely to be disenfranchised nonprofits have large effect and increase voter turnout
Recurrent reports of dead people donating to election campaigns continue to surface
As new efforts at voter suppression increase in modern American South, voting rights act need is still obvious
An assault on democracy gains strength with minority voter suppression laws moving ahead
On top of the tragedy of Tryavon Martin’s death, the outrage at the results of the Zimmerman trial stems from a seriously dangerous situation where African-Americans are not being adequately represented in our current government.
The debate has become a major political issue pitting Democrats against Republicans as Voter ID laws designed to frustrate many
Many election reformers have called into question the goals of highly controversial True the Vote