Compose a 1500 words assignment on voters’ intimidation and protection. Needs to be plagiarism free! The targeted classes of voters mainly include African Americans and other minorities. the aged or recently registered young voters. individuals in the low-income bracket, disabled persons and naturalized citizens. Efforts must be made to curb these deceptive practices and consequent infringement of target populations’ democratic right to vote.
The occurrence of such fraudulent or intimidating acts negates the credibility of our democratic processes. It is only when these practices are effectively addressed, that America can serve as an exemplary example of mature democracy for the rest of the world, as well as, guarantee the election of responsible leaders to public offices. I, therefore, chose to study this trend, in order to propose potential mitigation measures.
Close to half a century after the enactment of the Voting Rights Act, voter clusters in traditionally voiceless communities are still open targets of intimidation and deceiving election exercises. While in the past the tactics utilized a direct approach, like threatening voters in polling stations and distributing printed flyers with threats or misleading information, the modern technology age has increased the sophistication of the process. This not only makes it possible to trace the source of the deceptive information, but it is also more effective. For a fair and transparent electoral process, a person’s voting right should not be impeded by either intimidation or deception. However, the liberty to practice this right gets endangered when voters come across fraud, intimidation or trickery before, as well as, in the course of voting. These deceiving election exercises primarily take place when organizations or individuals affiliated with a particular political party, and political operatives purposely convey false or misleading information regarding the elections that deter voters’ participation.