Voter supression continues

Jessica Clark

Reports from the Advancement Project lawyers mount:Flint, Michigan: Election officials are turning voters away without giving them provisional ballots RNC ChallengesWisconsin: Machines are breaking down 20,000 voter registration cards not processedSt. Louis: Provisional ballots way up in Metro area, in particular in precincts of color Voter intimidation reports w/police in polling places Some poll workers not giving provisional ballots.?? Telling voters they can't give them because they are no "provisional ballot" voting machines. NO SUCH THING. Columbus, Ohio "Just got off the phone with our lawyer in Columbus.?? Black folks are 1,000 deep in line! Did I forget to mention its raining in Columbus…"??

Jessica Clark is a writer, editor and researcher, with more than 15 years of experience spanning commercial, educational, independent and public media production. Currently she is the Research Director for American University’s Center for Social Media. She also writes a monthly column for PBS’ MediaShift on new directions in public media. She is the author, with Tracy Van Slyke, of Beyond the Echo Chamber: Reshaping Politics Through Networked Progressive Media (2010, New Press).
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