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Yellow "polling place" sign and voters
Owen Yancher, Creative Commons license 4.0 Voters line up outside a Voter Assistance Center in Davis, California to cast their votes early in the 2020 General Election.


Voter suppression started way before Jim Crow. It’s a longstanding American tradition.

David A. Bateman, associate professor of government, writes in the Washington Post that a new law passed by the Georgia legislature that would restrict access to voting is part of a nationwide push among Republicans to curtail ballot access, the latest wave of efforts to restrict voting, dating back to the 2000s.