2020 Election / Voter Suppression / Voting Machines / Voting Rights Act

The 2020 Candidates on Voting Rights

Political Charge’s ongoing profiles – 2020 Candidates on Voting Rights.



Where are the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates on the issue of voting rights?

Voting rights was identified by the 2018 midterm voters as one of their most pressing concerns, and is one of the seven issues I covered in my 2020 candidate guides. Many of the readers here at Political⚡Charge asked me to organize the information in those guides by issue, and so, by popular demand, here we are.

In alpha order, here are where the 2020 candidates stand on the issue of voting rights. You can click on the candidate’s names to go their campaign website to learn more.

Michael Bennet

Voter ID: “Sixteen senators led by Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO) submitted a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder last week asking him to examine whether the Voting Rights Act’s prohibitions on laws preventing minorities from voting invalidate so-called “voter ID” laws, which effectively disenfranchise thousands of elderly, disabled…

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