Video | Sen. Sampson Debates ‘Voting Rights’ Bill in GAE Public Hearing (3/20/2023)

March 24, 2023

Senator Sampson debates the merits of a measure (S.B. 1226), labeled as ‘voting rights’ legislation to fight discrimination during a Government Administration and Elections Committee Public Hearing. Over the course of several rounds of witness questioning, he ultimately reveals the bill’s underlying flawed premise that voters cast their ballots based solely on race. Senator Sampson’s key summary: the bill is a mechanism to see discrimination that does not exist.

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