Vote literacy tests were used in North Carolina and other states to suppress descendants of slaves
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.
Reports of robocall voter misinformation have surfaced after recent local South Carolina vote
Robocall regulations in Canada to prevent giving deliberately false information to opposition
Iowa’s Secretary of State Matt Schultz continues to champion crazy reduction of voter eligibility
Rand Paul Dismisses Voter Suppression: Rising Republican political star gives unsatisfactory answers to voter suppression charges
Misleading phone calls used as deceptive voter suppression and misinformation is subject of new law proposals
Flyers and robocalls giving false voting dates to your opposition’s voters is deplorably cruel act
Vote suppression is not a winning strategy for a political party in a civilized society with a fragile democracy
Colbert makes fun of assault on crucial focus to Voting Rights Acts with guests from NAACP and good laughs at the ridiculousness of the situation.
City Accused Of Discrimination: Upcoming trial will investigate the rights of minority candidates