New Democratic ad ties voter suppression to white supremacy in U.S.
The Democratic Association of Secretaries of States (DASS) is trying to flip the seats of chief elections officers in five states and kickstarting the effort with the release of a digital ad Monday that highlights the office charged with protecting voter rights. The occurrence of the coronavirus pandemic in an election year has thrown a spotlight on the voting process because of changes states have been making to limit voters’ exposure to the disease.
The ad, which will be featured on social media sites, ties black voter suppression to white supremacy in the U.S.
“White supremacy does not endure on its own. It is propped up by suppressing black voices and votes,” a narrator says in the nearly two-minute long video.
Alex Padilla, Chair of the Democratic Association of Secretaries of State and California’s secretary of state, said the ad is “inspired by the …continued .
[Source: CBS News]