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'Rigged' Documentary Exposes GOP's 10-Year Effort To Sabotage Demo

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Filmed during the 2016 election, Rigged sheds light on strategic efforts by members of the Republican Party at all levels of government, in the wake of former President Barack Obama's historic 2008 win, to make it more difficult for Americans—particularly the young and non-white citizens who helped drive Obama's initial presidential victory—to access their constitutional right to vote.

"I hope Rigged sounds an alarm that wakes America up to what we, as a nation, are losing—government by and for the people. The suppression of American voters is something we thought our country had moved past, and yet here we are in the 21st century still engaged in this battle over fundamental rights—a battle that began centuries ago and that Americans gave their lives fighting. This is a story that needs to be told—and heard."

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Joan Brunwasser is a co-founder of Citizens for Election Reform (CER) which since 2005 existed for the sole purpose of raising the public awareness of the critical need for election reform. Our goal: to restore fair, accurate, transparent, secure elections where votes are cast in private and counted in public. Because the problems with electronic (computerized) voting systems include a lack of (more...)

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