Denying the right to vote

Voting is a responsibility. But for too many, that responsibility has been transformed into a burden in ways that do violence to fundamental principles of democracy.

In 2012, 13 percent of voters had to wait 30 minutes or more to exercise their most fundamental right. Even more troublesome, the long lines were not randomly distributed. These disparities in wait times should give us serious concern. [cont.]

Mark Mellman