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Any politically motivated policy to make it more difficult for specific voting groups to vote is voter suppression. This includes restricting the number of days for early voting, reducing the number of polling places and voting machines in heavily populated areas, limiting the time and ability for people to register to vote, purging names from voting lists based on any number of reasons (misleading government notices, biased data base searches that target specific groups, etc.), voter intimidation inside or outside polling places, AND voter ID laws.
The burden of proof is on you to show the necessity of voter ID laws. Wide spread Voter fraud is a myth:
From the Washington Post:
A comprehensive investigation of voter impersonation finds 31 credible incidents out of one billion…
Note: This is a guest post by Justin Levitt, a professor at the Loyola Law School, Los Angeles and an expert in…
And, from NBC News:
A study of 2,068 alleged election-fraud cases in 50 states between 2000 and 2012 found the level of fraud was infinitesimal compared with the 146 million voters registered over the 12-year period.
How widespread is voter fraud? Not very, study finds
Editor’s Note: This report is part of a project on voting rights in America produced by the Carnegie-Knight News21…
With regard to specific cases of voter suppression, here are articles from major sources:
The GOP's Attack on Voting Rights Was the Most Under-Covered Story of 2016
There were 25 debates during the presidential primaries and general election and not a single question about the attack…
27,000 votes currently separate Trump and Clinton in Wisconsin, where 300,000 registered voters, according to a federal court, lacked strict forms of voter ID. Voter turnout in Wisconsin was at its lowest levels in 20 years and decreased 13 percent in Milwaukee, where 70 percent of the state’s African-American population lives, according to Daniel Nichanian of the University of Chicago.
A Federal Court Orders Wisconsin to Stop Suppressing the Vote
On Wednesday, The Nation published an exclusive story showing how the DMV in Wisconsin was systematically failing to…
State NAACP office sues North Carolina, alleging voter suppression
Voters wait in line to cast their ballots during early voting for the 2016 general election on Oct. 28, 2016, in…
The North Carolina Republican Party has been widely criticized this election year for its efforts in suppressing the minority vote in the state. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit ruled in July that the state’s voter ID laws “target[ed] African Americans with almost surgical precision.”
Insight: Emails show how Republicans lobbied to limit voting hours in North Carolina
(This version of the November 3 story officially corrects paragraph 13 to read Chapel Hill, instead of Raleigh. The…
Alabama DMV closings draw call for federal voting rights probe
An Alabama congresswoman has formally asked the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate the state's shuttering of…
In Texas, You Can Vote With a Concealed Handgun License-but not a Student ID
Texans casting a ballot on Monday, when early voting begins, will need to show one of seven forms of photo ID. A…
The fact that Federal Courts are overturning many of these laws because they target minorities and the poor does not change the fact that this is a partisan effort at the state level to systematically reduce the number of voters who traditionally vote for democratic candidates.
As evidence, Republican politicians claim that their efforts in limiting the number of votes specifically target minorities, the poor and students:
North Carolina GOP Brags Racist Voter Suppression Is Working-and They're Right
ACTUALLY RIGGED It's quite possible that the 2016 election will be decided by North Carolina. And according to early…
Turzai: Voter ID Law Means Romney Can Win PA
State Treasurer candidate Diana Irey Vaughan may have stolen the show at the Republican State Committee meeting this…
In all these articles, there are links to original sources. I hope you take the time to learn about what’s really going on.