Skip to comments.GOP's push to suppress vote threatens democracy (CNN Unbiased Alert)
Posted on 11/05/2012 2:44:24 PM PST by Dallas59
(CNN) -- One day before the election, tensions are running high and poll numbers are being crunched every few hours. Nowhere is this truer than in Ohio -- the pathway to victory. So there was a collective gasp Friday when a last-minute directive from Ohio's secretary of state, a Republican, threatened to invalidate a number of provisional ballots.
When the fate of the nation could hinge on a handful of votes, arcane state rules and local politicians' motives take on a new urgency. Ilyse Hogue Ilyse Hogue
Earlier last week the Obama campaign complained to Wisconsin's attorney general about what it said was "willful misrepresentation" by the Romney campaign in the materials used to train Election Day poll watchers. At issue was whether people in Wisconsin with felony convictions could vote. (They can, once they complete their sentences, but the Romney documents had said they can't.) Given that this fact can be Googled in less than 10 seconds, one must conclude the Romney campaign was either grossly ignorant of election law or intentionally deceiving volunteers in an effort to swing the vote.
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Bahahaha there was a contributor on CNN this morning claiming Rick Scott and all the Republicans in Florida had conspired to keep blacks voting for Obama.
They know their guy is going to lose, so already they’re starting the “Romney stole the election” meme.
Hey Dallas...And...I have been working with voting here since the primaries, the get out the vote...and early voting. No one wants to suppress the vote. This is a failure of someone on Romney’s staff. It is not Romney’s. And I am no Romney fan. Just in the interest of full disclosure.
The numbers for Buckwheat must be really bad. Looks like the cheats and liars are gearing up for claims of voter fraud against the Republicans.
Felons can vote? Interesting.
Ah, yes! CNN = 99.9999% pure horse shirt
I think it is high time we root out the communists in the liberal media and our government. Say what you will about Joe McCarthy, but he was right on.
It is only DEMOCRATS who are convinced the only way to win is to suppress opposition votes.
Morris predicted this. If it goes down like that, with the UN getting involved, it’s gonna be a long winter.
CNN suppressed the news of Obama lying about Libya. So who cares about CNN.
I think there was some confusion in terminology. Felons can only vote after they have completed their sentences. Felons on probation or parole still can’t vote.
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