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“A Dream Undone: Inside the 50-year campaign to roll back the Voting Rights Act,” The New York Times Magazine, July 29, 2015.

Can the States Save Our Democracy?,” Hedrick Smith, New York Times, August 21, 2016.

Citizens Without Proof,” Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law, Nov. 16, 2016.

Elections: Issues Related to State Voter Identification Laws,” U.S. Government Accountability Office, September 19, 2014.

Elections: Issues Related to Registering Voters and Administering Elections,” U.S. Government Accountability Office, June 30, 2016.

“History of Voter ID,” National Conference of State Legislatures, April 18, 2016.

Judgment Days: Lyndon Baines Johnson, Martin Luther King Jr., and The Laws That Changed America. Nicholas Kotz, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2005.

Jury Out on Effectiveness as Some States Make Voting Easier,’’ Michael Wines, The New York Times, June 4, 2016.

States With the Highest (and Lowest) Voter Turnout, Evan Comen, Michael B. Sauter, Samuel Stebbins, Thomas C. Frohlich and Alexander Kent , 24/7 Wall St, February 4, 2016

The Fight to Vote, Michael Waldman, Simon & Schuster, 2015.

The Right to Vote: The Contested History of Democracy in America, Alexander Keyssar, Basic Books, 2000.

“U.S. Election Statistics: A Resource Guide,” The Library of Congress.

Voting and Registration,” (Tables, Charts, & other Publications), Current Population Survey, U.S. Census Bureau.

“Voting Laws Roundup 2016,” Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law,’ April 2016.

Voting Rights & Elections,” Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law.

Who Votes? Congressional Elections and the American Electorate: 1978-2014,” Thom File, U.S. Census Bureau, July 2015.

“Winning the Vote: A History of Voting Rights,” The Gilder Lehman Institute of American History.


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