Conservative Corporate Advocacy Group ALEC Behind Voter Disenfranchisement Efforts

The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), a conservative  organization linked to corporate and right-wing donors, including the  billionaire Koch brothers, has drafted and distributed model legislation, obtained by Campus Progress,  that appears to be the inspiration for bills proposed by state  legislators this year and promoted by Tea Party activists, bills that  would limit access of young people to vote. (ALEC link added by Sunlight)

Check out Koch Industries on Influence Explorer and recipients of their parties.

Conservative Corporate Advocacy Group ALEC Behind Voter Disenfranchisement Efforts

The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), a conservative organization linked to corporate and right-wing donors, including the billionaire Koch brothers, has drafted and distributed model legislation, obtained by Campus Progress, that appears to be the inspiration for bills proposed by state legislators this year and promoted by Tea Party activists, bills that would limit access of young people to vote. (ALEC link added by Sunlight)

Check out Koch Industries on Influence Explorer and recipients of their parties.

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  1. djlaine reblogged this from sunfoundation and added:
    THIS SUCKS - Another way for conservatives to choke out young voters
  2. theparadigm reblogged this from sunfoundation and added:
    In my mind, this is downright criminal. The older greed driven generation is realizing that the younger generation is...
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