Illustration for article titled Most Common Methods Of Voter Suppression

Self-Portrait ID Laws

Requiring voters to provide self-portrait identification, which disproportionately penalizes those who lack access to pastels, canvas, or easels

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Changing Polling Locations

Many districts attempt to reduce voter turnout by relocating polling centers to the heart of the Mariana Trench


Voter Purging

Outright removal of eligible voters from registration lists, a tactic for when less obvious methods of silencing the American populace start to lose their luster

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Poll Watchers

People sent to the polls to protect electoral integrity by ensuring as few people as possible exercise their rights

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Representative Democracy

Elaborate bipartisan collusion to prioritize electoral college over popular vote

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