Voting rights advocates are making their voices heard before Congress. Testifying before the House subcommittee on elections, ACLU representative Sophia Lakin talked about how eligible minority voters have been targeted in recent legislation.
Kaylan Phillips with the Public Interest Legal Foundation said the most significant problem in America is the “chronic inaccuracy and lack of integrity in the voter rolls.”
Democratic Congressman G.K. Butterfield of North Carolina said areas with large minority populations have been targeted by conservative groups to remove voters from state voting rolls. Wisconsin Republican Bryan Steil said there’s nothing controversial about ensuring people who have died or have moved away aren’t registered at their old address.
Wisconsin Republican Bryan Steil defended the voting rights legislation across the country.