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vote. >> the non-part stan ren asons counts 21 states with restricted voting laws, such as eduesing voting or requiring photo laws and preserve the vote. >> all the studies show that poor people, people of colour vote early, because they can take time off work. they can vote when it's convenient for them. >> susan watson oft alabama a.c.l.u. predict a turn out. what then is your take on this argument that there is fraud in i there is no fraud. >> in north carolina, the n. a.a. cp is challenging that voter restriction. doing that, hope was settled half a century ago >>> joining me to begin the look at the voting rights act is michael font roy, an associate professor of political science at howard after the voting rights act was passed. did it work through the rest of the '60s, into the '70s, into the '80s. >> did it achieve what it accomplished. >> there were only 70, 7-0 african-american elected officials throughout the state with a decade of that, that number grown 20 fold, and across the country we have more than entire country. if you count it in terms of numerical change, there'
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