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Sherrilyn Ifill Exposes Absurdity of Trump's Election Integrity Commission in Washington Post

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Sherrilyn Ifill Exposes the Absurdity of Trump's Election Integrity Commission

“We don’t have a problem of too many people showing up to vote. We have a problem of too few people showing up to vote.”

Leave it to Sherrilyn Ifill to succinctly expose the absurdity of President Trump’s election integrity commission. As president of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund (LDF), Ifill is supposed to protect the right to vote from suppression efforts. Her job became more urgent after the Supreme Court invalidated a key provision of the Voting Rights Act in its 2013 Shelby County v. Holder decision.

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