One Person, No Vote

One Person, No Vote

How Voter Suppression Is Destroying Our Democracy

Book - 2018
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Chronicles the rollbacks to African American participation in the vote since the Supreme Court's 2013 Shelby ruling, which allowed districts to change voting requirements without approval from the Department of Justice.
Publisher: New York, NY : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2018.
ISBN: 9781635571370
1635571375
Characteristics: xi, 271 pages ; 24 cm.

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Chronicles of the history of rollbacks to African American participation in the vote since the 2013 Supreme Court decision that eviscerated the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Known as the Shelby ruling, this decision effectively allowed districts with a demonstrated history of racial discrimination t... Read More »


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mosermorse
Oct 03, 2020

Scholarly and very informative book on voter suppression. I now understand how difficult many states make it to get a valid ID, like no DVM accessible without a car, and the documents you have to have. All types of voter suppression discussed and extensive references included.

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voisjoe1_0
Oct 15, 2018

A very up to date book on the practices of Republican governors and Republican legislatures to pass laws to suppress the minority, millennial, and senior vote. I suspect that a combination of Russian fake face book accounts (kept a secret by the FBI until after the election), the FBI's accusations against Hillary Clinton's e-mails (no crime found), and the implemented Republican voter suppression laws constitute the 75,000 vote Trump margin in the states of Wisconsin, Michigan, and Pennsylvania; all that Trump needed to win the electoral college (but lose the popular vote by 2,800,000 votes).

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