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Voting Rights (2018)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2018-10-12

Duration: 00:05:37

Subjects: VOTING RIGHTS | VOTER REGISTRATION | Elections, 2018


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Spires, Kelly Producer
  • Woods, Virnado Editor
  • Yancy, Checo Interviewee


This segment from the October 12, 2018, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kelly Spires’ report on the misconceptions about voting rights in Louisiana. She interviews Checo Yancy, a voting rights advocate with Voice of the Experienced and Voters Organized to Educate. He discusses: the voter registration requirement in Louisiana; inactive voters being purged from the voting rolls; checking for precinct changes; voting by affidavit if you do not have your photo ID; and changes to voter registration for convicted felons. Host: Andre Moreau