Stacey Abrams Talks Voter Suppression at Texas Tribune Festival

On Tuesday, Sept. 22, voting rights activist and former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams joined Alexa Ura of the Texas Tribune to discuss voter suppression and the upcoming election. The event, held on National Voter Registration Day, was part of this year’s all-virtual Texas Tribune Festival.  “We have seen a renewed commitment to limiting access for eligible citizens to cast their ballots,” warned Abrams, stressing that voter suppression tactics overwhelmingly target voters of color. Yet, she added, “I’m also very strongly encouraged by the responses we’ve seen around the country. Voters who are now aware of the challenges to their...

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