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Mac Heller - US minorities surpassed 25 percent of electorate when Obama ran in 2008, and it's going up

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"Mac Heller - US minorities surpassed 25 percent of electorate when Obama ran in 2008, and it's going up"

The Truth-o-Meter says: True | US minorities surpassed 25 percent of electorate when Obama ran in 2008, and it's going up

The election of President Barack Obama marked a turning point in the share of the minority electorate. An executive producer of a new documentary said the same year led to more restrictive laws for voting. "Rigged: The Voter Suppression Playbook" is co-produced by Mac Heller and Tim Smith. It focuses on Republican efforts to pass laws that added voter ID rules or other restrictions after the 2008 election. While supporters of many such laws say they were intended to prevent fraud, voting rights advocates say they were created with the goal of suppressing the vote. "The 2008 election was the first election in ...

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