San Francisco Chronicle Features Steve Woolpert Op-Ed On How Voting Rights Act Benefited the Tea Party

Screen shot of SF Chronicle op-ed by Steve WoolpertThe San Francisco Chronicle featured an op-ed by Saint Mary's School of Liberal Arts Dean Steve Woolpert. A politics professor whose research focuses on the political impact of the decisions of the Supreme Court of the United States, Woolpert's op-ed looks at how the Voting Rights Act (VRA) ironically contributed to the rise of super-convervative Tea Party Republicans. Read the op-ed "How the Voting Rights Act empowered the Tea Party."

Date of Mention: 
Monday, July 1, 2013