While US House Bill 1 “For the People” languishes in the Senate, 47 out of 50 state legislatures have considered or passed new voter restrictions. From the WINGS archive: women at the Texas Democratic Women’s Convention of 2016 describe the mechanisms of voter suppression and their uphill battle to stop it. Updated April 11, 2021.
Host(s): Frieda Werden
Featured Speakers/Guests: Mary Beth Rogers, former campaign manager for Governor Ann Richards, and author of Turning Texas Blue; Emma Preciado, member of Texas Democratic Women from Tarrant County; Linda Jann Lewis, political veteran and voting rights advocate from South Waco; Genevieve Van Cleeve, Political Director of Annie’s List, which supports pro-choice women seeking political office.
Credits: Produced by Frieda Werden.
Comments: Content from WINGS #03-16, updated to April 11, 2021.