From Talking Points Memo:

The Democratic Governors Association is raising money for a voter protection project intended to combat the Republican-backed voter ID laws that are sweeping through legislatures around the country.

“In Florida, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Wisconsin, and Texas, extremist governors or legislatures are willing to violate people’s civil rights in order to win elections,” Donna Brazile wrote in an email to supporters trying to raise money for the DGA’s Voter Protection Project.

Brazile writes that her sister in Florida was a victim of voter suppression during the 2000 election. She was asked for multiple forms of ID and proof of residency, even though that was against the law.

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