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By the People: How to rig an election

By the People: How to rig an election

Update: 2020-09-194
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Introducing By The People?, a new podcast miniseries on voting rights in the 2020 election, hosted by Ian Millhiser. Each episode will examine a specific obstacle facing voters in the upcoming election, and lay out various policy proposals and practical ways to overcome that obstacle. Our first episode takes a deep dive into intentional efforts to suppress the vote with historian Carol Anderson and voting rights lawyer Janai Nelson.


Relevant resources: 

Confirm you are registered to vote

Legal Defense Fund Voting Rights Information


Featuring:

Carol Anderson, author of One Person, No Vote, professor of African American Studies at Emory University

Janai Nelson, Associate Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund


Host:

Ian Millhiser (@imillhiser), Senior Correspondent, Vox


Credits:

Producer/Editor: Jackson Bierfeldt

Editor: Elbert Ventura

Executive Producer: Liz Nelson


About Vox:

Vox is a news network that helps you cut through the noise and understand what's really driving the events in the headlines.

Please consider making a contribution to Vox to support this show: bit.ly/givepodcasts. Your support will help us keep having ambitious conversations about big ideas.

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By the People: How to rig an election

By the People: How to rig an election

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