Federal investigations of possible voter fraud are underway. In this episode of Truth, Politics and Power, former NPR host Neal Conan explores the history of voting rights, voter fraud, and the current investigations.
Ron Hayduk is an associate professor of Political Science at San Francisco State University, where he is an expert on voting, political participation and immigration. He’s the author of “Democracy for All: Restoring Immigrant Voting Rights in the United States.”
Linda Chavez is a political commentator, newspaper columnist and author. She held government positions in the administrations of Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush, including staff director of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights and the White House Director of Public Liaison. In the 1970’s Chavez worked for the American Federation of Teachers. She’s the author of “An Unlikely Conservative: The Transformation of an Ex-Liberal (or How I Became the Most Hated Hispanic in America.)”
Julia Azari is associate professor of political science at Marquette University., specializing in the presidency and political parties. She is the author of “Delivering the People’s Message: The Changing Politics of the Presidential Mandate.”
Neal Conan is former host of NPR’s “Talk of the Nation.”