In her post, “How to advance voting rights through executive action,” Zhou notes how voters across the country scored significant victories in the past few weeks, such as a federal judge saying Wisconsin’s voter ID law violated the Voting Rights Act.
“At a time of historic dysfunction and congressional inaction, it is not enough to rely on the courts,” wrote Zhou, who is a research associate in the Democracy Program at the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law. “It is high time for a greater executive role in safeguarding the right to vote. President Obama has the authority to act, and he must.”
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