Republicans Have a Secret Weapon in the Midterms: Voter Suppression

Photo Illustration by Kelly Caminero/The Daily BeastWith Democrats furious over Donald Trump, and many Republicans furious over the treatment of Justice Brett Kavanaugh, the 2018 elections are likely to see the highest turnout of midterm voters in recent history.But those voters will be confronted a byzantine array of voter restrictions, voter suppression efforts, and voter discrimination standing in their way. A review by The Daily Beast found at least five voter suppression practices in active use today. All are led by Republicans, all have disproportionate impact on non-white populations, and...

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By: The Daily Beast - 6 days ago

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