The restrictive voting laws sweeping through various states across the country have gripped the media’s attention as of late, but they are no new trend. The media is excitedly peddling the narrative that former President Donald Trump’s incendiary 2020 election fraud claims are to blame for the recent spike in proposed legislation that aims to restrict access to voting .While the two are likely correlated, it is important to recognize that none of these changes in state electoral processes could be made on the whim of unsubstantiated election fraud claims without a systemic mechanism allowing them to do so. The…

Julia Leb

Student at the University of Southern California, Columnist at the Daily Trojan, 21 years young

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