Panel: Who gets to vote?

Panel: Who gets to vote?

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Three panelists in Montgomery County, VA, discuss voting rights, election integrity, and means of voter suppression, including gerrymandering, voter ID laws and targeting of groups. October 2017

Highlights

  • minute 5, learn how a decentralized and complex election system in the US discourages voting
  • minute 35.54, see evidence of an increase in competitive elections in states that draw district maps using nonpartisan commissions
  • minute 41, learn how felony disenfranchisement has affected senate and presidential elections (and discover that Virginia is in a tiny minority of states that do not restore rights once felons complete their sentences)
  • minute 46, learn how voter ID laws have disenfranchised voters minute 1:13, distinguish between voter fraud and election fraud
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