Emma Olson Sharkey

Emma Olson Sharkey

Emma Olson Sharkey is a voting rights attorney and The Franchise Project co-founder. As a longtime voting rights advocate, she has worked on voter protection efforts across the country. Emma earned a J.D. from the Northwestern University School of Law and a B.S. from the University of Minnesota. She currently resides in New York City. Follow her on Twitter: @emmarolson.

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obach not only disrespected his fellow state election administrators, but also failed to acknowledge how this was an atypical request by the federal government: States run their own elections. Views
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Calling Out the Kobach Commission for What It Is
In the coverage that followed the recent meeting of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Voter Integrity, the media focused on the testimony of John Lott Jr., a gun researcher who argued that the Bureau of Alcohol, Firearms and Tobacco’s background check system should be used to check voter...
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