Voter suppression

From Conservapedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Democratic party voter suppression, 1963.

The Democratic party exercised voter suppression in of the African American vote in the South for the first 100 years after the Republican-controlled Congress and states passed the 15th Amendment. In 1964, a near unanimous vote of Republicans, coupled with a bi-partisan coalition of some Democrats, passed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 allowing for federal intervention end Jim Crow laws in Blue States.


Voter suppression occured through discriminatory practices at polling stations and often through intimidation and violence by the terrorist wing of the Democrat party - the Ku Klux Klan.

See also