The voter inclusion principle -- The early years of vote suppression -- Conditions and consequences of the Voting Rights Act -- Vote suppression goes national and Republican -- The battle over Motor Voter -- The election of 2000 and its fallout -- A slight upswing -- Effects on election outcomes -- How to increase participation -- Epilogue : what citizens can do.
"Tova Wang explains how, across the twentieth century, the issue of access to the ballot was transformed from a largely practical matter of electoral advantage into an ideological difference between the Democrat and Republican Parties."--Publisher's Web site.
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.