12:00am

Tue October 30, 2012
Politics

Today on Your Call: Who’s voting in 2012?



  On today's Your Call, we’ll talk about the changes in who is voting and how they’re doing it.  Which barriers to voting could affect election results in states across the country?  What’s the status of electronic voting and registration?  Join us at 10am Pacific or post a comment here.  Who are the new voters in 2012 – are you one of them? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar, and you.


Guests:


Lee Rowland, counsel in the Democracy Program at the Brennan Center for Justice


Peter Levine, professor of Citizenship & Public Affairs at Tufts University and director of CIRCLE: the Center for Information & Research on Civic Learning & Engagement


Tova Andrea Wang, senior Democracy Fellow at Demos, a fellow at The Century Foundation, and the author of the 2012 book The Politics of Voter Suppression: Defending and Expanding Americans’ Right to Vote 


Resources:

The Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagment  (CIRCLE) 


Peter Levine website


Campaign for the Civic Mission of Schools


Brennan Center for Justice: Voting Rights & Elections


Salon.com: How GOP Voter Suppression Could Win Florida and the White House for Romney


The Guardian: Texas attorney general threatens to arrest monitors observing US election


Yahoo News: As election nears, efforts intensify to misinform, pressure voters


BradBlog: Congress Members Seek Federal Probe in GOP Voter Registration Fraud Scandal as VA Attorney General Says Office Not Investigating After Arrest


The Free Press: Vote counting company tied to Romney


Salon.com: Romney linked voting machine company to count votes in Ohio


WGHP in Greesboro: Guilford Co. voters say ballot cast for Romney came up Obama on machine 


 



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