Tag Archives: Voter Suppression

Fontes Interview – Podcast December 24, 2018

Counting All The Votes. Mike Cosentino and Klaus von Stutterheim welcome Adrian Fontes to Democratic Perspective to discuss voter suppression. Fontes is a former Marine, a former criminal defense attorney, and a former prosecutor. After seeing unbelievably long voting lines … Continue reading

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ALEC and the Right-Wing Assault on Arizona — Podcast March 25, 2013

ALEC and the Right-Wing Assault on Arizona. Democratic Perspective co-hosts Mike Cosentino and Steve Williamson discuss the impact of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) on Arizona politics with Harriet Young, Northern Arizona University professor and past First Vice Chairwoman of the … Continue reading

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Who Owns Our Political Future? — Podcast February 4, 2013

Who Owns Our Political Future? What the Demographic Trends Tell Us: We’ve heard a lot in recent years about John B. Judis and Ruy Teixera’s 2002 book, The Emerging Democratic Majority, and Karl Rove’s 2003 claim to have created a Permanent Republican Majority, but even … Continue reading

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Elections 2012: The Good, The Bad, and The Inevitable — Podcast November 12, 2012

The Vote in 2012: Reviewing the Outcome. Democratic Perspective looks at the results of the 2012 elections. What did they tell us about the current and future state of the electorate in the United States? Whose polls most accurately predicted the outcome? … Continue reading

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Voter Suppression Update — Podcast August 6. 2012

A Blatant Attempt To Steal the Election: Update on Republican Voter Suppression Tactics. Democratic Perspective revisits the Republican Party’s attempts to disenfranchise traditionally Democratic voters, evade the provisions of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, and guarantee themselves election victories that they … Continue reading

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Voter Fraud, or Voter Suppression — Podcast February 27, 2012

Voter Fraud Isn’t Real. Voter Suppression Is. Continuing their investigation of Republican accusations of voter fraud, and the campaign for voter ID laws, Democratic Perspective co-hosts Michael Cosentino and Steve Williamson look at the actual numbers. Multiple studies have shown … Continue reading

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Voter Fraud Isn’t Real. Voter Suppression Is.

On February 27, Democratic Perspective continued its discussion of GOP-backed voter ID laws which seem to be aimed at suppressing the vote of minorities, students and the elderly. Republicans insist the laws are necessary to prevent voter fraud. However, numerous … Continue reading

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Voter ID Laws and Voter Suppression — Podcast February 20, 2012

Voter ID Laws: Reversing the Voting Rights Act. Democratic Perspective co-hosts Michael Cosentino and Steve Williamson investigate the Republican campaign for burdensome voter ID laws, and the damage it’s doing to American democracy.

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Voter ID Laws: The Latest Attempt To Disenfranchise Voters.

Democratic Perspective recently addressed the issue of GOP-backed voter ID laws which have been introduced in 34 states. Among other things, these new laws require a voter to provide a current photo ID in order to exercise his or her … Continue reading

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