Zachary Roth

Zachary Roth directs editorial and social strategy for the Brennan Center. A former national reporter at MSNBC, he is the author of The Great Suppression: Voting Rights, Corporate Cash, and the Conservative Assault on Democracy (Crown), which was the runner-up for the 2017 J. Anthony Lukas Prize awarded by Columbia Journalism School and the Harvard Neiman Foundation. He has written for the The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Atlantic, The New Republic, Slate, Salon, and other outlets.

Articles by this author

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Sunday, March 03, 2019
Now Is the Time to Think Big on Voting
Back in 2009, when the Brennan Center released a groundbreaking report on automatic voter registration (AVR), the idea generated an outpouring of support from public officials and op-ed boards. But some cautioned that it could take time.
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Tuesday, July 10, 2018
SCOTUS Nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s Troubling Record on the Rule of Law and the Constitution
President Trump announced Monday night that he’s nominating Judge Brett Kavanaugh to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court. Judge Kavanaugh, 53, has significant Washington credentials. A former law clerk for retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy — the man he will now replace if confirmed — Judge Kavanaugh...
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