States Unprepared for Voter Intimidation – The Demos Blog – PolicyShop

Ample studies and anecdotes confirm the obvious: voter intimidation today, much like throughout history, predominantly targets minorities. Poll watchers not only make it more difficult for minorities to vote by challenging their claim to legitimacy, their mere presence evokes our shameful racial history. Voter intimidation efforts, much like voters ID laws, could have a serious impact come November.

The Common Cause and Demos report shows, clearly, that it’s time for states to step up and pass laws preventing harassment and intimidation.

via States Unprepared for Voter Intimidation – The Demos Blog – PolicyShop.

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