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Types of vote suppression
Contemporary partisan or organizational behavior that is generally seen as constituting deliberate acts of voter suppression include:
- Voter caging and purging
- Phone jamming
- False information intended to prevent voters from voting
- Illegal third-party registration conduct
- Intimidation of voters
- Media induced voter suppression
There are also situations that may in fact suppress some votes but may or may not be intended to do so. These include:
- Insufficient or unequal resources devoted to election administration
- Legislation that creates clerical burdens that make it more difficult to register and vote
Older voter suppression methods
Voter suppression news
This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term Voter + Suppression
- All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.
- Mother Jones, "Timeline: The Long History of Voter Suppression"
- Mother Jones, "10 Dirty Ways to Swing an Election"
- People for the American Way, "The New Face of Jim Crow: Voter Suppression in America"
- Fair Election Network, "Spreading Suppression: Restrictive Voting Laws Across the United States"
- New York Times, "Voter Suppression’s New Pretext"
- ACLU, "Fighting Voter Suppression"
- Wang, Tova Andrea (2012) The Politics of Voter Suppression: Defending and Expanding Americans' Right to Vote, Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press