AP gov. practice test poses leading question on voter-ID law
A practice exam from the College Board suggests that election security laws are discriminatory against African-Americans.
As ‘Campus Reform’ has previously reported, the employees of the College Board overwhelmingly lean to the political left.
A practice exam written by the College Board implies that election security laws are discriminatory against African-Americans.
Questions from an Advanced Placement U.S. Government and Politics practice exam likewise center upon a left-leaning narrative about election reform bills. The exam claims that approximately one in four African-Americans do not have a government photo ID — a significantly higher rate than the population at large.
Based on the infographic, which of the following claims would an opponent of state voter-ID laws most likely make?
(A) Voter-ID laws are likely to decrease turnout among African American voters because they are less likely to have government-issued IDs.
(B) Voter turnout will likely decrease by 10% if voters are required to present a government-issued ID to vote.
(C) Voter-ID laws will likely decrease election fraud, which will increase voter confidence in institutions and thereby increase turnout.
(D) African American voters who do not have government-issued IDs are likely to participate at the grassroots level and exert influence through channels other than turning out to vote.
The correct answer is “A” — “Voter-ID laws are likely to decrease turnout among African American voters.”
Question 23 then asks:
Based on the infographic, which of the following strategies would a group seeking to increase turnout likely pursue?
(A) Use radio ads to advocate stricter voter-ID laws
(B) Hold a voter registration drive in public high schools
(C) Lobby state legislatures to overturn voter-ID legislation
(D) Lobby Congress to eliminate the Voting Rights Act
The correct answer is “C” — “Lobby state legislatures to overturn voter-ID legislation.”
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A recent Rasmussen poll reveals that 75% of likely American voters believe that citizens “should be required to show photo identification such as a driver’s license before being allowed to vote.” African-Americans were no exception; they rejected the idea that voter ID laws “discriminate against black voters and other minorities” by a nearly two-to-one margin, according to the breakdown.
As Campus Reform has previously reported, the College Board — a nonprofit that administers the SAT and holds a near-monopoly over American college admissions — leans heavily to the left. Nearly 99 percent of individual political contributions coming from people associated with the College Board went to Democratic candidates during the 2020 election cycle.
[RELATED: Nearly 99% of College Board employees' political donations go to Democrats]
Biden received nearly 75 times more funds from individuals associated with the College Board than Trump.
Campus Reform reached out to the College Board for comment; this article will be updated accordingly.
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