Women Rising Radio 41: Election Protection Advocates Part Two

Election protection is increasingly seen as a critical issue in the United States, a nation that travels worldwide to “supervise” other nations’ elections. Since the gutting of the Voting Rights Act by the Supreme Court, there’ve been major problems with voter purging, voter ID laws, poll taxes or policies that make people pay to vote, closing of precincts, and other attempts to make voting harder for US citizens. But grassroots election protection and voting rights groups drove a massive surge of voters of color, in particular, to the polls in 2020 – turning out the incumbent Trump regime.  We speak with voter turnout expert  Andrea Miller, union organizer Carolina Miranda, and pro-democracy activist Pam Wilmot, about what must come next to protect democracy in the USA. (Part Two – #39 is Part One)

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