Watchdog: Election Reveals Much Work For Voter Disenfranchisement

As the country prepares to watch the president be sworn in on Monday, some are taking the time to look back on the challenges faced to get to this point and particularly the challenges faced by voters during the election season.

Host Jamila Bey examines the issue of voter disenfranchisement and how vigilance from voters and watchdog groups alike helped to ensure that more Americans were able to exercise their voting rights.

To do this, she spoke with Marcia Johnson-Blanco, co-director of the Lawyers’ Committee’s Voting Rights Project with the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law.

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