Since our last presidential election in 2012, the following states have implemented voter ID laws that could make as many as 11% of Americans unable to vote in the upcoming election: Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin, Tennessee, and North Dakota. According to Vox, these laws could affect 25% of black voters, 15% of low-income voters, and 18% of voters between the ages of 18-24.
With only 86 total cases of voter fraud in the last five years, it’s clear that these laws are unnecessary. So how are they getting passed? Watch the video to learn more.