20-44 Segment 1: The Native American Vote: A Group Plagued By Voter Marginalization

20-44 Segment 1: The Native American Vote: A Group Plagued By Voter Marginalization

There are more than 5.2 million Native Americans living in the U.S., yet only a small fraction cast a ballot each election cycle. What factors lead to this low turnout? Viewpoints speaks with two experts about how historical bias feels into the current challenges facing this group.

Voter Error: How A Trip To The DMV Turned Into Years Of Legal Woes

20-06 Segment 1: Voter Error: How A Trip To The DMV Turned Into Years Of Legal Woes

Can it ever be too easy to cast a ballot in an American election? The answer is yes. Filipino immigrant Elizabeth Keathley mistakenly registered to vote while at a DMV in Illinois through a law best known as the Motor Voter Law. This originally well-intentioned program is now trapping hundreds of immigrants into federal charges and possible deportation for an act they didn’t fully comprehend to begin with.

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17-03 Segment 1: The Precarious Position of African-American Republicans

Author Corey Fields explains what motivates black Republicans and how they’re treated both at home and within their party.