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Corporate Leaders Consider Using Clout to Call Out Voting Restrictions

A week ago, more than 100 business leaders joined a zoom meeting to consider how they could use their influence in the voting rights debate.

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Republican lawmakers in 24 states are pushing through at least 55 bills to restrict voting rights. Proposals include banning ballot drop boxes, limiting absentee voting, shortening early voting periods, and increasing voter ID requirements. A week ago, more than 100 business leaders joined a zoom meeting to consider how they could use their influence in the voting rights debate. Daniella Ballou-Aares is the co-founder and CEO of the Leadership Now Project. She talks about the next steps for the group.