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RESOURCES ON VOTER SUPPRESSION IN THE AGE OF COVID-19

We asked our panelists to provide us with reading materials pertinent to their talks. In addition, listeners shared other suggestions on Zoom Chat. We have organized these materials by topic and provide links to them all here.

VOTER PROTECTION STRATEGIES


BACKGROUND INFORMATION

Brennan Center for Justice, by Max Feldman & Wendy R. Weiser.

The Atlantic, by Kevin Townsend.

Interview with Sherrilyn Ifill, President and Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund on the Wisconsin Election. Includes print and video interview. Recommended by HR73 classmate Sylvester Monroe.

VOTING BY MAIL

  • Check out where your state is with needed policies to protect voters in the age of COVID-19 here!

GETTING BY: ECONOMIC RIGHTS AND LEGAL PROTECTIONS FOR PEOPLE WITH LOW INCOME

  • Link to the PDF chapter on Voting Rights from Helen and Stephen’s book

OPINIONS OF NON-VOTING AMERICANS

VOTING IN WISCONSIN

  • Political commentator and classmate Ryan O’Connell's article on the Wisconsin primary election and the related attempt at suppressing voting in that state.
  • Article on the five polls that were open in Milwaukee for its 2020 primary election.

VOTER PURGES

  • Article on the risks of voter purges in 2018. 
  • Voter Purge Rates remain high, analysis finds.

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