January 18, 2021
Episode 94

Marc Elias Saves Democracy, One Court Victory At A Time

Our guest this week is Marc Elias. Marc is an election law attorney who has been at the forefront of protecting voting rights and stopping political interference in elections. Marc is also the founder of Democracy Docket, a website and newsletter that highlights voter suppression efforts and his actions to stop them from taking effect.

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Sources for audio clips

Intro
Election fraud scandal brings new election in North Carolina - ABC News https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OE0fZftT6aQ&t=29s
President Trump loses Wisconsin lawsuit - CBS4 Indy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xvq1amu2SD4
Donald Trump campaign loses lawsuit to stop vote count in Michigan: Reuters https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IrJCowmNYM4
President Trump Loses Legal Battle In Pennsylvania https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q6m1pvW1psA
Supreme Court rejects Trump's bid to overturn election - CNN https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qcwra9qFhLU
Current state of voting rights (6:10-7:30)
The fight for the right to vote in the United States - Nicki Beaman Griffin https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P9VdyPbbzlI
Racial Disparity in Ballot Rejection (12:53)
Racial disparities among rejected ballots - CBS 17 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JfZbvPJA55Q
North Carolina Election Overturned (19:03 ish)
Election fraud scandal brings new election in North Carolina - ABC News https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OE0fZftT6aQ&t=29s
Trump fundraising scheme on legal battle
Trump's fundraising for legal battles raises questions - Yahoo Finance https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0HQtpgg4UaM
Lawyers In Trump Orbit (30:36)
Attorney resigns from law firm after aiding Trump on Georgia call https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zu4_0-oE5jg
Outro
Democratic Voting Rights Attorney Marc Elias: Trump Lawsuits ‘Were Just Surreal’ | Deadline | MSNBC https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bmXQeI7Ji9Y

Show Credits

Host: Alyssa Milano
Executive Producer: Alyssa Milano
Associate Producer: Ben Jackson
Editing and Sound Production: Natasha Jacobs
Music by: Josh Cooke & Eleisha Eagle