-nounA political ploy to prevent certain demographic groups from registering to vote or getting to the polls.
When Carter Glass was asked by a local reporter, would the removal of Black voters from the rolls be "done by fraud and discrimination".“Will it not be done by fraud and discrimination?”“By fraud, no. By discrimination, yes” Glass retorted. “Discrimination! Why, that is precisely
what we propose – to discriminate to the very extremity permissible under the Federal
Constitution with a view to the elimination of every negro voter who can be gotten rid of