Episode #51 Down Ballot – Wimmer's Wilderness
In episode #49 of Wimmer’s Wilderness Podcast, we discuss voting in depth. We cover five main points.
Point #1 – Founding Fathers’ views and some local community views on who should vote.
Point #2 – How the first several national elections impacted voting,
Point #3 – Important dates in voting history with some help from historical voices of Sojourner Truth as read by Kerry Washington, Martin Luther King Jr, and LBJ.
Point #4 – Recent voting changes and issues. We use audio from a public Brookings Institute discussion regarding the 2013 Shelby County v. Holder.
Point # 5 – When does voting start and where to vote.We end our episode with our quiz and a chance to win some great prizes.
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