Case Studies in Voter Suppression: Profiling Voter Suppressors

To be clear, ensuring that every vote cast by an eligible American is counted does not constitute election stealing.

Case Studies in Voter Suppression: Profiling Voter Suppressors

President Donald Trump speaks alongside then-Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach (L) during the first meeting of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity in Washington, D.C., July 19, 2017 | Getty/Saul Loeb

MNI Media features the new Center for American Progress CAP Action Fund issue brief profiling three of 2018's most notorious voter suppressors.

The piece takes a look at three elected officials (Outgoing Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, Outgoing FL Governor Rick Scott and former GA Secretary of State Brian Kemp) who used their offices to suppress the votes in races where they were also candidates.

The brief starts by saying: "Voter suppression has a long and storied history in the United States. It has become a shameful tradition that persists every election year and comes in many forms—such as strict, discriminatory voter identification requirements; mass voter purges; poll closures in racially diverse neighborhoods; and reduced voting hours, including the elimination of Sunday early voting."

Read more and the full brief by clicking here.