In 2018, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, Nevada and Washington all approved bills to implement automatic voter registration, and New Mexico may soon follow.
Carter asked Brian Kemp to step down from his role overseeing an election in which he is a candidate.
"Voter suppression isn't only about blocking the vote," said Abrams. "It is also about creating an atmosphere of fear, making sure their votes won't count."
The video is gaining attention amid accusations that Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp, who is running for governor, is suppressing the vote of minorities, with more than 50,000 voter registrations on hold.
A Georgia county that is nearly two-thirds black may have almost all of its polling places shut down ahead of a gubernatorial election in which a candidate could become the country's first black female governor.
The alleged voter suppression has disproportionately involved people of color, according to rights groups.
For years, a committed core of conservatives has been fighting against small "d" democracy, and the left has lacked the ability—or the imagination—to fight back.
Democrats seem to believe their good manners will be rewarded by voters.
Democrats who try to bargain with Republicans might be played for suckers.
Democratic politicians need to resist voter suppression and engage with black communities outside election time.