Is Voting Too Difficult In Kentucky?

Jun 11, 2019

Voter turnout in Kentucky is typically low, and Northern Kentucky counties rank among the worst in participation on Election Day. But the Commonwealth isn’t alone in its turnout troubles.

A new book by a U.S. election law expert shows some promising developments, however, in access to voting.

Though we often hear about voter suppression efforts and other challenges at the ballot box, author and professor Joshua Douglas writes in Vote for Us: How to Take Back Our Elections and Change the Future of Voting, explains how communities are working toward reform.

Can some of those efforts be deployed in Northern Kentucky, the state’s second-most populous region?

Joining Cincinnati Edition to discuss are University of Kentucky College of Law Professor and author Joshua Douglas and Kenton County Clerk Gabrielle Summe.

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