Posts tagged "voter registration"

The holes in the voter "suppression" argument

You need a government-issued photo ID to vote early in Illinois. How did liberals ever allow that? After all, isn’t requiring an ID an unvarnished GOP plot against Democratic voters? Isn’t it an undue burden to expect minorities, the poor and students — the party’s “base” — to produce photo identification cards? Isn’t it racist? That’s the... Read more »

About 1.8 million dead people listed as active voters.

 But hey, not to worry, it’s “not evidence of fraud.” The Pew Report doesn’t say how many dead people are voting in Chicago, although that’s a legendary activity here. More to the point, the voter registration process is a mess. Not mentioned in the story is the debate over tightening up the voting process by... Read more »
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