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The Fight for the Vote: How to Make Sure Your Voice is Heard During a Pandemic

By Reckon South

What does the fight for voting rights look like five decades after the Civil Rights Movement? Are states prepared to handle elections during a pandemic? To kick off Reckon Interview Season 3, John Hammontree and R.L. Nave speak with Prof. Carol Anderson and ProPublica's Jessica Huseman for a comprehensive look at the state of voting in 2020.Show Notes5:00 Professor Carol Anderson @ProfCAnderson5:29 What happened after the Voting Rights Act of 1965 passed?9:53 What does the VRA do?12:13 How Shelby v. Holder changed everything19:11 Jim Crow 2.022:30 Voter ID Laws24:53 Voting in a Pandemic27:34 One Person, No Vote28:29 Jessica Huseman @JessicaHuseman29:05 How we screwed up election oversight33:44 Voter fraud vs. voter suppression39:18 How reliable are our voting machines?42:01 Why voting online is a bad idea44:51 Are elections safe from interference?47:20 How to make sure your vote counts  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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