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The Washington Post Quotes Sherrilyn Ifill on the Fight Against Recent Voting Restrictions

Sunday, August 7, 2016

The Crusade of a Democratic Superlawyer with Multimillion-Dollar Backing

Some who have worked on voting issues for years are wary of the optics. “I love Marc, but I want to be very clear about who we are and who he represents,” said Sherrilyn Ifill, [President and Director-Counsel of the NAACP LDF.] “I don’t want what we have been doing for years [protecting minority voting rights] to be dismissed as partisan.”

She adds that as a civil rights lawyer, “I sued plenty of Democrats.”

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