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How restrictive voting requirements target minorities

Clip: 10/16/2018 | 6m 20s

Weeks before the 2018 midterm elections, concerns remain about possible voter suppression tactics in various regions of the U.S. Why do voter roll purges, voter ID requirements and poll shutdowns disproportionately affect minority communities? Emory University professor Carol Anderson joins Amna Nawaz to explain why these aggressive measures seek to solve a voter fraud problem that doesn't exist.

Aired: 10/16/18

Rating: NR

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