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Americans underestimate the impact of voter suppression

Ziv Carmon, Wendy Wood, Geoffrey Tomaino, Asaf Mazar
Published Mon, Oct 24, 2022 · 06:28 PM

CASTING one’s vote is the defining act of a participatory democracy. But states in America have passed a variety of restrictions, including limiting polling place access, imposing stricter voter identification requirements, adding administrative burdens for mail-in voting and a litany of other rules, restrictions and regulations. All these will make voting more difficult for some eligible voters heading to the polls in November for the pivotal US midterm elections.

Such hurdles dampen voter turnout. While calls for more secure voting coul…

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