Vancouver’s Sharon Brown shares her thoughts on recent discussions about voter fraud and voter suppression
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According to the political organization No Labels, Republicans and Democrats have been fighting over two “problems” — voter fraud and voter suppression — that are completely overblown.
While it is true that Republican-controlled legislatures in 19 states have passed laws changing the rules of their voting or election systems, to suggest that these are Jim Crow 2.0 is irresponsible.
The real threat to our democracy is the Electoral Count Act of 1887. Fortunately, a bipartisan Senate group of true heroes — including Sens. Joe Manchin, Susan Collins, Kyrsten Sinema and Mitt Romney — have already started discussions (https://www.nolabels.org/nlv-voting-in-america/).