Appeals court strikes down North Carolina’s voter-ID law
Civil rights groups and the Justice Dept. said the election rules discriminate against minority voters. State lawmakers say they will appeal decision to the Supreme Court.
Today’s race and generational voting preferences cannot predict future election outcomes
The divisions between an increasingly minority younger electorate and its largely white senior counterpart have already been seen in the past two presidential elections, wherein the Democratic candidate was the victor. Yet as I point out in my book, “Diversity Explosion,” the results of future elections are less assured. That is, while new racial shifts introduced by the millennial generation may very well drive current and future Democratic voter advantages, the national electorate will…