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    Voters and Campaign 2016

    Alan Abramowitz talked about what compels voters to support the candidate of their choice and his belief that voters tend to vote against the opposing party rather than for their own party.…

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    North Carolina State Conference of the NAACP v. McCrory

    A three-judge panel on the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia, heard a case challenging North Carolina’s voting restrictions as discriminatory. The law…

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    Voting Rights Act

    Representative Marc Veasey (D-TX) talked about the launch of the Congressional Voting Rights Caucus, which aims to strike down voter ID laws in states and pressure Congress to update the…

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    Open Phones

    News headlines were read and phone lines were open for viewer calls on the question, “Should there be a test to ‘weed out’ ignorant voters?”

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    Eric Holder on Voting Rights

    Former Attorney General Eric Holder spoke about voting rights, saying that measures taken against voter fraud were unnecessary and cumbersome. He talked about the advantages of laws to…

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    Automatic Voter Registration

    Panelists talked about automatic voter registration laws enacted in Oregon, California, Vermont, and West Virginia where eligible citizens are automatically registered to vote when…

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    Independent Women's Forum Annual Summit, 2016 Election Panel

    Panelists discussed women voters and the 2016 presidential campaigns. The panelists included former speechwriters for first lady Nancy Reagan and President George W. Bush. Sabrina…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to the question, “Is voting an obligation?”

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    Democracy, Elections, and the Vote

    Akhil Reed Amar and Richard Pildes talked about the evolution of the democratic process and the establishment of a bipartisan system in the United States. They started with the…

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    Electoral Reform and Campaign 2016

    Krist Novoselic talked about his work as chair of FairVote, an organization that advocates for a variety of electoral reforms. He also spoke briefly about the legacy of musical artist…

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    Lower the Vote, Raise America

    Lower the Vote, Raise America was one of the second-prize high school east division winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. The video was produced by Joanne…

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    After Words with Mary Frances Berry

    Mary Frances Berry talked about her book Five Dollars and a Pork Chop Sandwich: Vote Buying and the Corruption of Democracy, in which she looks at illegal voting practices. She was…

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    Book Discussion on The Fight to Vote

    Michael Waldman talked about his book The Fight to Vote, in which he provides a history of voting rights in the United States, from the initial debates between the Founding Fathers to…

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    Online Voting in Utah

    Byron Tau reported by telephone s on the online voting experiment in the 2016 Utah Republican presidential caucuses. He talked about the procedures and previous experiments with online…

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    Open Phones with Ari Berman

    Ari Berman talked about his book, Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America, and responded to viewer comments and questions. He was interviewed at the 2016 Tucson…

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    Conservatives and Voting

    Dennis Prager delivered remarks on conservatism and expanding its appeal. Afterward, he joined Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) and Representative Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) in a discussion on how…

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    Voting Rights

    Michael Waldman talked about his book, The Fight to Vote, on the history voting rights in the U.S., contemporary voter registration laws and issues, the role of super-PACs (political action…

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    Manchester, New Hampshire, Polling Place

    James Townsend, the Ward 1 moderator at a Manchester, New Hampshire, polling station in Webster Elementary School, talked about voter turnout, his preparations for the primary, and why he…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer calls on the question, “Campaign 2016: Are you an ‘angry’ voter?”

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    Open Phones

    News headlines were read and phone lines were open for viewer calls on the question, “Campaign 2016: Are you an ‘angry’ voter?”

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