The Disappearing Franchise


The Disappearing Franchise

Monday, November 13, 2017 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Weill Hall, Annenberg Auditorium (1120)

Free and open to the public. Lunch provided.

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Presented by the Students of Color in Public Policy, Vann R. Newkirk, II, Staff Writer at The Atlantic, will highlight the ways in which democracy and the ballot have been curtailed historically and in the present for people on the margins of society, including post-Jim Crow and post-Shelby County v. Holder legal developments on gerrymandering and voter ID.


Questions? Contact SCPP President Gabrielle Horton (

This event is co-sponsored by: The Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, CLOSUP, Student Affairs Committee, Domestic Policy Corps, American Culture Department, Spectrum Center, Political Science Department, Political Scientists of Color, and the Wallace House, home of the Knight-Wallace Journalism Fellows and the Livingston Awards

Hosted By

Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy (CLOSUP)
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