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  • Karl Rove: The Path to a Wild GOP Convention

    11/06/2015 7:48:21 AM PST · by xzins · 34 replies
    WSJ ^ | Nov. 4, 2015 7:17 | KARL ROVE
    A few factors have increased the chances of a multi-ballot convention.... 17 candidates entered the race and 15 remain. ...five contenders who today appear to have the message, money, organization and poll numbers to play the long game: neurosurgeon Ben Carson, real-estate magnate Donald Trump, Sens. Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz, and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush. What complicates the picture is the GOP’s rule requiring the 28 (states+) that vote before March 15 to award their delegates proportionally. The exception is South Carolina, whose winner-take-all primary was grandfathered in. Add in the eight states voting on or after March...

    11/03/2015 6:01:55 AM PST · by Biggirl · 20 replies
    Frontpagemag.com ^ | November 3, 2015 | Walter Williams
    Voter ID laws have been challenged because liberal Democrats deem them racist. I guess that's because they see blacks as being incapable of acquiring some kind of government-issued identification. Interesting enough is the fact that I've never heard of a challenge to other ID requirements as racist, such as those: to board a plane, open a charge account, have lab work done or cash a welfare check. Since liberal Democrats only challenge legal procedures to promote ballot-box integrity, the conclusion one reaches is that they are for vote fraud prevalent in many Democrat-controlled cities.
  • Why do Racist Democrats Oppose Voter ID laws?

    11/02/2015 5:52:54 PM PST · by Starman417 · 10 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 11-02-15 | Brother Bob
    With a recent decision in Alabama to close 31 DMV offices, the predictable howls of outrage form the Radical Left have come out - "Voter disenfranchisement!' "Jim Crow!" "Taking away our right to vote!" Expect to hear a lot more of this as we lead up to the 2016 election. PJTV's Christopher Coates responds to Contributor at The Nation Ari Berman's new book on voting rights with "Give Us the Ballot". Unsurprisingly, Berman's research leaves out some key facts, like this gem: Another serious omission is Berman's failure to discuss the controversies surrounding lawsuits brought during the George W. Bush administration against...
  • This Bizarre Rule In The GOP Primaries Could Doom Some MAJOR Frontrunners

    11/04/2015 5:26:14 PM PST · by Mechanicos · 62 replies
    Western Jouranlism ^ | November 4, 2015 | Jack Davis
    As Republican presidential candidates crisscross the nation to win key GOP strongholds, an analysis of the party’s own delegate rules reveals that Blue State Republicans have vast power to pick the party nominee. That’s good news for pragmatic, moderate Republicans such as a Jeb Bush, but not for conservative or religious candidates, such as Ben Carson. It also means that the eventual nominee could be very different from the leader in national polls because a candidate getting a few votes in the right (moderate) places can get as many if not more delegates than a candidate getting more votes in...
  • Top Clinton Lawyer Filed Voter Suppression Suit for Group Now Under Investigation for Voter Fraud

    11/04/2015 7:01:55 AM PST · by TangoLimaSierra · 7 replies
    freebeacon.com ^ | 10/30/15 | Brent Scher and Joe Schoffstall
    A group that had been represented by the top lawyer for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign earlier this year is now being investigated by Ohio authorities for fraudulent voter registrations, including the registration of deceased individuals. Marc Elias, an attorney at Perkins Coie who has become the go-to fixer for Democrats and is now general counsel for Clinton’s presidential campaign, became involved with the Ohio Organizing Collaborative this May when he filed a lawsuit on its behalf to challenge the state’s voter identification laws. Now the group is being investigated by the Ohio Bureau of Criminal investigation after a local board...
  • Allegations of voter fraud in Chinatown surface again

    10/28/2015 2:49:14 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 10 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | October 27, 2015 | Heather Knight and Emily Green
    The San Francisco district attorneys office is investigating allegations of voter fraud in low-income housing operated by the Chinatown Community Development Center. The Asian Pacific Democratic Club last week filed a complaint with the citys Department of Elections after hearing several accounts from elderly Chinese voters about having their ballots taken by a pair of women who support former Supervisor Aaron Peskin in his campaign to unseat Supervisor Julie Christensen. The Asian Pacific Democratic Club has endorsed Christensen.
  • Supreme Court Rules Texas Can Enforce Voter ID Law

    10/21/2015 12:22:24 PM PDT · by Mr. K · 79 replies
    texas tribune ^ | 12:45 p.m. EDT October 18, 2014 | Richard Wolf, USA
    The U.S. Supreme Court early Saturday denied a last-ditch effort to block the enforcement of Texas' controversial voter ID law in the upcoming elections. The ruling comes two days before the start of early voting. Election Day is Nov. 4. Six of the nine justices agreed to deny a request to vacate Tuesdays judgment from the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that the state could enforce the law. The opinion removes the last traces of uncertainty over whether the law which supporters say prevents voter fraud would be in effect for the start of early voting.
  • Judicial Watch Statement on Obama Justice Department Decision to Close Obama IRS Investigation

    10/23/2015 7:04:10 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 34 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | October 23, 2015 | Tom Fitton
    (Washington, DC ) Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton made the following statement regarding the Obama Justice Department decision to close its investigation of the IRS targeting of Tea Party groups and other conservative opponents of President Obamas policies: President Obamas IRS was used against his opponents to help him win reelection. So the Obama Justice Departments decision to shut down its IRS abuse investigation with no prosecutions is as unsurprising as it is corrupt. Judicial Watchs independent litigation proved the Obama IRS obstructed justice and destroyed evidence. And we uncovered that the IRS and Lois Lerner conspired with the...
  • Simple Chart DESTROYS Liberal Arguments on Voter ID

    10/18/2015 8:38:56 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 25 replies
    The Federalist Papers ^ | 10/18/15 | BRITTANY SOARES
    For years Democrats have fought voter ID laws as hard as they could, claiming theyre nothing more than a Republican attempt to suppress minority votes and that voter fraud is a total non-issue. Now it appears Democrats are losing this battle: Via the Washington Examiner: The Left and President Obama are losing their fight to block the widespread introduction of voter ID cards. In courts of law and the court of public opinion, the issue is gaining traction. With few exceptions, liberal pressure groups have lost lawsuits in state after state, with courts tossing out their faux claims that ID...
  • De Blasio administration joins fight against law that would exclude immigrants, felons from voting

    10/04/2015 4:39:56 AM PDT · by Libloather · 16 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 10/04/15 | Jennifer Fermino
    EXCLUSIVE: De Blasio administration joins fight against law that would exclude immigrants, felons from voting district count The de Blasio administration has joined a Supreme Court fight that could change the way voting districts are carved up to exclude residents like immigrants and felons from the population count, the Daily News has learned. If successful, Evenwel vs. Abbott would dramatically change the political landscape in immigrant-rich communities like New York, because it would draw districts to include only eligible voters. Immigrants, felons who have lost the right to vote and children would be excluded. In court papers filed last week,...
  • Illegal Immigrants Could Elect Hillary (Unsaid -Vote for Her)

    10/03/2015 6:25:11 AM PDT · by CptnObvious · 14 replies
    Politico Magazine ^ | October 03, 2015 | PAUL GOLDMAN and MARK J. ROZELL
    the mere presence of 11-12 million illegal immigrants and other noncitizens here legally may enable them to swing the election from Republicans to Democrats.
  • Election corruption on electronic machine E-Slate in Austin TX City Council race 2014

    09/23/2015 12:26:13 PM PDT · by The Bat Lady · 13 replies
    The candidate's link to the facts ^ | 9/23/15 | The Bat Lady
    Executive Summary of Pressley vs Casar Travis County (TX) Election Contest https://dk-media.s3.amazonaws.com/AA/AU/pressleyforaustin-com/downloads/297108/_Executive_Summary_of_Travis_County_Election_Contest_.pdf The Texas Election Code is clear. (links do not work in the body of the thread, please click to her page for the back up info. I am having to re-type all so I will cut to the basics w/o backup #'s) In Texas "the vote in an election is by official ballot" The Texas constitution and the Texas Election code mandate an official Texas ballot must contain the following: 1) Unique serial/ticket number 2) Election name 3) Election Date 4) Designation of "Official Ballot" 5) Voting square...
  • How to repair Immigration and voter fraud problem.

    09/15/2015 5:57:59 PM PDT · by Leo Carpathian · 26 replies
    self | 09/15/2015 | Y. Peestoff
    I am the one who had to go through incapable government procedures to become legal resident of this magnificent country - the (former) beacon of freedom and justice in the world. I see talking heads, professors and government geniuses analyzing and trying to "comprehensively" fix the problem of illegal immigration, illegals crossing of borders, overstaying visas, people trying to share the American Dream. Talking about the problem, but not fixing it, making it worse. Result of the typical government bureaucracy incapable of running anything right. What is the problem? President Reagan realized that there is an immigration problem and he...
  • Ex-congressmans top aide gets probation, fine for breaking election law

    09/15/2015 4:53:47 PM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 6 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | September 14, 2015 | By Jay Weaver
    At first, it looked like Jeffrey Garcia, the former campaign manager for ex-Congressman Joe Garcia, was heading to prison for breaking an election law, even after a prosecutor recommended probation as punishment. The problem is, this type of crime strikes at the very core of our democracy, U.S. District Judge Jose Martinez declared Monday, noting that he found it infuriating the way outsiders think of Miami as a Banana Republic because of all its fraud and corruption. But in the end, after telling the defense attorney for Jeffrey Garcia that he was confronting an uphill road, Martinez gave the defendant...
  • Statistician Finds Proof That Our Elections Are a Sham

    09/04/2015 5:25:27 AM PDT · by HomerBohn · 20 replies
    Daily Sheeple ^ | 9/3/2015 | Joshua Krouse
    Many of us have suspected for years that American elections are a sham. Not only does it seem like nothing changes no matter how many times we vote the bums out, but sometimes the votes themselves dont seem to add up. Especially now that we have electronic voting machines, which dont provide a whole lot of accountability and are notoriously easy to hack. Fortunately, you can still tell when the votes dont make sense, even with electronic voting machines. In states like Kansas, where in some counties they use electronic voting machines that also record the votes on paper tapes,...
  • A Court Smacks Down Obamas DOJ

    08/31/2015 7:44:20 AM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 13 replies
    National Review ^ | J. Christian Adams & Hans A. Von Spakovsky
    The recently concluded federal trial over North Carolinas election rules proved one thing beyond a reasonable doubt: The Obama administration and its partisan, big-money, racial-interest-group allies will stop at nothing to win elections. And using the courts to change election rules is a key part of their strategy. That was clearly evident in the federal courtroom in Winston-Salem. The plaintiffs, including the Justice Department, challenged a number of election reforms implemented in 2013 that were designed to reduce the cost and complexity of running elections and make it harder to commit voter fraud. The administration pushed a novel legal argument....
  • Election Group: 141 U.S. Counties Have More Registered Voters Than People

    08/27/2015 11:02:27 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 19 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | August 27, 2015 | Joe Schoffstall
    A public interest law firm is threatening to bring lawsuits against more than 100 counties across the United States that appear to have more registered voters than living residents. The Public Interest Legal Foundation (PILF), a law firm dedicated to election integrity based in Indiana, recently sent statutory notice letters to election officials in 141 counties putting them on notice of their discoveries. The group says if action is not taken to correct the questionable voter rolls, they will bring lawsuits against every single county on the list. Corrupted voter rolls provide the perfect environment for voter fraud, said J....
  • Yes, Really: 141 Counties Have More Registered Voters Than People Alive

    08/27/2015 2:24:51 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 28 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 08/27/2015 | Daniel Steinberg
    The Public Interest Legal Foundation, of which PJ Media’s J. Christian Adams is president, has done admirable work in convincing the country that voter fraud is a widespread problem and an embarrassment to the country. We need clean voter rolls and Voter ID now, and an end to this cavalier attitude towards securing our fundamental right.This morning, they circulated the following release: Scores of Counties Put on Notice About Corrupted Voter Rolls(Alexandria, VA) – August 27 The Public Interest Legal Foundation (PILF) has put 141 counties on notice across the United States that they have more registered voters than...
  • Black Skin Privilege: Justifying Voter Fraud

    08/12/2015 7:54:01 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/12/15 | Matthew Vadum
    Elections are supposed to be color-blind, but not under Obama Black Americans today receive preferential treatment in the realm of elections and voting rights because the Left needs them to acquire and keep political power. To left-wingers its 1815, not 2015. Blacks today are unquestionably full citizens unhindered by officially sanctioned discrimination, but to the Left there are still crosses burning in front of black families houses while residents cower in terror inside.
  • Obama: Requiring Photo-ID to Vote is Wrong. Going to Vote In Somebody Elses Name Doesnt Happen

    08/07/2015 10:18:16 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 42 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | August 7, 2015 | 2:54 PM EDT | (CNSNews.com Staff)
    Speaking at the White House Thursday, on the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, President Barack Obama said that people do not take advantage of the lack of voter ID laws to cast fraudulent votes in other peoples names. The president based his conclusion on government data on the number of people the government prosecutes for this crime. Sadly, too many states are making it harder for folks to voteinstituting photo ID laws that on the surface sound good, said Obama. But I am certain, because weve actually looked at the data on this, that almost nobody wakes up...
  • Court says Texas Voter ID law is only slightly unconstitutional

    08/06/2015 10:07:53 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 15 replies
    Hot Air ^ | August 6, 2015 | TAYLOR MILLARD
    A decision by a 5th Circuit Court of Appeals panel to call the Texas Voter ID law unconstitutional isnt as big of a win as some are making it out to be. Its true the panel upheld a previous judges ruling the law violated Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act, but its important to look at what the panel said. They noted the law was basically unintentionally discriminatory. As such, we conclude that the district court did not clearly err in determining that SB 14 has a discriminatory effect on minorities voting rights in violation of Section 2 of...
  • Which is harder: getting voter ID or doing your taxes?

    08/06/2015 7:56:22 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 3 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 08/06/2015 | NewsMachete
    A panel of judicial commissars ruled that Texas's modest voter ID law is "unconstitutional." A federal appeals panel ruled Wednesday that a strict voter identification law in Texas discriminated against blacks and Hispanics and violated the Voting Rights Act of 1965 . The Texas ID law is one of the strictest of its kind in the country. The law requires voters to bring a government-issued photo ID to the polls. Accepted forms of identification include a driver’s license, a United States passport, a concealed-handgun license and a so-called election identification certificate, a card issued by the State Department of Public Safety....
  • Federal Court Strikes Down 'Discriminatory' Texas Voter ID

    08/05/2015 11:31:31 AM PDT · by GIdget2004 · 30 replies
    ABC News/AP ^ | 08/05/2015 | Paul Weber
    A federal appeals court has struck down Texas' voter ID law, ruling that the Republican-backed measure first passed in 2011 violates the Voting Rights Act. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans said Wednesday that the Texas law, one of the toughest voter ID measures in the country, violates Section 2 of the landmark civil rights law. The U.S. Justice Department had joined minority groups in a drawn-out legal battle that has stretched for years. A lower court had previously found that the voter ID was passed by the Republican-controlled Texas Legislature with the intent of discriminating...
  • Federal court strikes down 'discriminatory' Texas voter ID

    08/05/2015 12:02:32 PM PDT · by Tennessee Nana · 41 replies
    ChattanoogaTimesFreePress ^ | August 5, 2015 | AP/Staff
    <p>AUSTIN, Texas A federal appeals court has struck down Texas' voter ID law, ruling that the Republican-backed measure first passed in 2011 violates the Voting Rights Act.</p> <p>The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans said Wednesday that the Texas law, one of the toughest voter ID measures in the country, violates Section 2 of the landmark civil rights law. The U.S. Justice Department had joined minority groups in a drawn-out legal battle that has stretched for years.</p>
  • Obama to call for Voting Rights Act restoration on law's anniversary

    08/04/2015 11:09:24 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 22 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 4, 2015 | Jordan Fabian
    President Obama will call for the restoration of the Voting Rights Act on its 50th anniversary Thursday, the White House said. Obama will hold a teleconference to commemorate the landmark legislation and call for its renewal, following a 2013 Supreme Court ruling that voided one of its central provisions. Attorney General Loretta Lynch and Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.), who rose to prominence in the 1960s as a civil rights leader, will participate. The event will allow Obama to draw a sharp contrast with Republicans, many of whom argue some provisions of the 1965 law went too far. It will take...
  • Democratic governors focus on congressional redistricting

    08/04/2015 3:54:48 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 2 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Aug 4, 2015 6:27 PM EDT | Alan Suderman
    The Democratic Governors Association is looking to give its members a greater say in drawing congressional boundaries during the 2020 redistricting process. The group announced Tuesday that Virginia Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe and EMILYs List President Stephanie Schriock would lead fundraising and other efforts in a new initiative aimed at helping Democrats in 18 targeted states. McAuliffe, a major fundraiser who is close friends with Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Rodham Clinton, said the initiative is about ensuring more Democratic governors can be at the table in 2020 to prevent the kind of far-right gerrymandering we saw in 2010.
  • Virginia Turns a Blind Eye to Illegal Voting by Felons and Non-Citizens

    08/03/2015 3:26:28 AM PDT · by markomalley · 27 replies
    National Review ^ | 8/3/15 | Hans A. von Spakovsky & Rachel Landsman
    Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe and his appointees to the Virginia State Board of Elections seem determined to ensure that felons and non-citizens can illegally register and vote in elections without getting caught. In April 2015, Governor McAuliffe vetoed House Bill 1315, which would have required jury commissioners to retain information from individuals not qualified to serve as jurors for reasons that would also disqualify them from voting, such as not being a citizen of the United Statesno longer being a resident of the Commonwealthbeing a resident of another county or city in the Commonwealthhaving been convicted of a felony and...
  • Dead and Registered: Clarke County, MS, Sued for Having More Voters Than Live Citizens

    07/30/2015 8:52:09 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 24 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 07/30/2015 | by Noel Johnson
    Being dead may not necessarily disqualify you from voting this year in Mississippi. That’s because some voter rolls in the Magnolia State contain more people registered to vote than people who are alive.The dismal state of voter rolls in many Mississippi counties not only facilitates voter fraud, it violates federal law. Take Clarke County, for example: according the United States Census, in March 2015 Clarke County had 12,646 registered voters — despite having a voting-age population of only 12,549.That’s a registration rate of over 100 percent. That’s not only implausible, it’s impossible.On Monday, the Public Interest Legal Foundation sued [1]...
  • Proposed changes to Virginia voter registration stirs fears among GOP

    07/29/2015 4:24:47 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 29 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 27 July 2015 | Laura Vozzella
    RICHMOND People registering to vote in Virginia would no longer be required to check boxes to indicate whether they are U.S. citizens or felons whose right to vote has not been restored under changes being considered by the Virginia Board of Elections. Voters would still have to affirm elsewhere on the application, under the threat of a felony conviction, that they are citizens and otherwise eligible. But instead of responding to separate questions about their citizenship or felony status, they would simply sign the form on a line near language that attests to their eligibility based on those and...
  • From Sea to Shining Sea: 5 Examples of Voter Fraud across America

    07/22/2015 8:40:49 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 29 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | 7-22-15 | Jason Snead
    Contrary to the assertions of many, voter fraud is not a myth. It is a stark reality that exists nationwide, from the rural counties of Georgia to the urban centers of New York. The Heritage Foundation has documented nearly 250 cases where nefarious citizens, officials, candidates and campaign operatives conspired to commit vote fraud, compromising the integrity of our elections to achieve their ideological goals. That list is just a tiny sampling of voter fraud, and it keeps growing. In May, the Heritage Foundation highlighted several recent cases. Here are some of the egregious new additions to the voter fraud...
  • Election fraud time again

    07/22/2015 8:31:24 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 8 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 7/22/15 | Ed Wood
    Gee, how time flies when youre having fun. Election time again! But isnt it always? You who follow these columns may recall that a couple of weeks ago I fearlessly predicted that Hillary would win the 2016 presidential election. Do I think she is the best qualified candidate? Of course not. But her ace in the hole voter fraud! Oh, Im not talking about handing out fruit jars of moonshine, as was the custom here in Tennessee and in my native state of Virginia. The revenooers pretty well put them out of business and the hooch runners had to...
  • The World Requires Voter ID, but George Soros and Hillary Clinton Are Determined the U.S. Wont

    07/17/2015 4:59:11 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 8 replies
    National Review ^ | 07/17/2015 | John Fund
    Its been over seven years since the Supreme Court, in a 63 decision that was written by liberal favorite John Paul Stevens, declared that voter-ID laws dont constitute an undue burden on people attempting to vote. But that hasnt stopped liberals from fighting in legislatures and courts against those laws and other efforts to promote voter integrity. The lawsuits are often brought by Marc Elias, who doubles as the attorney for Hillary Clintons campaign. And their efforts have paid off: Only about 18 states currently require a photo ID to vote. Last month, the New York Times reported that...
  • Lawsuits are not enough: Restore the Voting Rights Act (AKA Democrat Election-Fraud Protection Act)

    07/10/2015 7:58:47 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 7 replies
    The Hill ^ | 07/10/2015 | Penda D. Hair
    As we commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 (VRA), this year simultaneously marks a critical moment for voting rights in the here and now. Despite the courageous efforts of trailblazers who marched, organized and even died for the ballot access made possible under the VRA, today we are witnessing the greatest assault on the right to vote since the laws passage 50 years ago. This is partly because the Supreme Court gutted the core of the Act in their 2013 Shelby County v. Holder ruling. In this catastrophic decision, the Court struck down the formula...
  • Hope and Change Forever, Unless its Stopped Today

    07/08/2015 5:00:38 PM PDT · by Randall_S · 3 replies
    The American Report ^ | July 8, 2015 | Editors
    The other night on MSNBC, Chris Thrill up my Leg Matthews blurted out the truth about illegal immigration. It will continue, he said, because [the Republicans] want cheap labor. And Democrats want votes. Lets face it. Cheap labor (h/t, Chamber of Commerce) and votes: for these two agendas, money and power, the political establishment is selling out your country. Incidentally, proposed bipartisan comprehensive immigration reform would accommodate both agendas, and only make the problem worse. In other immigration news, Presidential Candidate Donald Trump has stolen the spotlight with his strong denunciation of illegal immigration from Mexico. Said Trump, What can...
  • Supreme Court Refusal Protects Illegal Immigrants' "Right to Vote"

    07/02/2015 12:48:47 PM PDT · by detective · 40 replies
    The New American ^ | July 1, 2015 | Joe Wolverton, II, J.D.
    Yet another rejection of constitutional principles by the Supreme Court has been overlooked in the furor over the pro-Obamacare and same-sex marriage decisions. This time, its not what the justices said, but what they refused to say that is noteworthy. Reuters reports that the high courts refusal to hear an appeal of the decision in the case of Kobach, et al. v. Election Assistance Commission, et al, had the effect of upholding the ruling handed down last November by the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals.
  • Civil rights leaders demand Goodlatte move on Voting Rights Act reform (eliminate Voter ID)

    07/01/2015 10:13:11 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 6 replies
    The Roanoke Times ^ | June 25, 2015 | Alicia Petska
    A coalition of civil rights and other activists demanded Thursday that U.S. Rep. Bob Goodlatte take action to revive a provision of the 1965 Voting Rights Act in a downtown Roanoke rally of more than 300 people. Im here to tell you something, Congressman Goodlatte. Fix the Voting Rights Act! said Priscilla Ouchida of the Japanese American Citizens League, one of more than two dozen groups represented. Organizers hope the rally which included state activists and national figures will ramp up public pressure on the Roanoke County Republican, who chairs the committee where efforts to update the voter...
  • Supremes: citizenship not necessary for voter registration

    07/01/2015 2:58:14 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 27 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | 6-30-15 | Newsmachete
    In a commonsense decision, the Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal of a case that decided that people registering to vote in federal election don't have to prove their citizenship. That means that people registering to vote won't be bullied into proving citizenship, which now seems to be an irrelevant criterion for voting. I am very pleased, obviously, said Dolores Furtado, president of the Kansas chapter of the League of Women Voters. Its a good feeling because were truly trying to help people get registered to vote. Furtado said the leagues main interest is in increasing participation in the...
  • Voting-Rights Advocates Get Win at Supreme Court(on Drudge)

    06/29/2015 4:05:53 PM PDT · by amnestynone · 9 replies
    Roll call ^ | 6/29/15 | simone Path
    Mondays big election law news came from the Supreme Courts penultimate decision of the term upholding Arizonas congressional districts. But before handing down its last three decisions, the court made voting-rights advocates happy by deciding not to review a different election case. Arizona citizens can continue to participate in voter registration drives without worrying about not having proof of citizenship documents, Shirley Sandelands, of the League of Women Voters of Arizona, said in a statement Monday. The case, Kobach, et al. v. Election Assistance Commission, et al., was about whether Arizona and Kansas could require voters to prove their citizenship...
  • Supremes Block Voter ID; Decline to hear case

    06/29/2015 4:05:28 PM PDT · by Nachum · 43 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | 6/29/15 | Brian Lilley
    The Supreme Court effectively blocked an attempt by Arizona and Kansas to require voter ID after the high court declined to hear an appeal. By rejecting a joint appeal by the states, the high court left in place a November 2014 ruling by the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. That appeals court decided that the U.S. Election Assistance Commission, a federal agency that oversees changes to state voter registration procedures, was not required to grant the states' request that proof of citizenship be added to registration requirements. The Election Assistance Commission was established in 2002 to support and enforce...
  • [illegal alien] Voting-Rights Advocates Get Win at Supreme Court

    06/29/2015 2:28:26 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 65 replies
    Roll Call ^ | 6/29/2015 | Simone Path
    Mondays big election law news came from the Supreme Courts penultimate decision of the term upholding Arizonas congressional districts. But before handing down its last three decisions, the court made voting-rights advocates happy by deciding not to review a different election case. Arizona citizens can continue to participate in voter registration drives without worrying about not having proof of citizenship documents, Shirley Sandelands, of the League of Women Voters of Arizona, said in a statement Monday. The case, Kobach, et al. v. Election Assistance Commission, et al., was about whether Arizona and Kansas could require voters to prove their citizenship...
  • Great Supreme Court News (for voter fraud and open borders)

    06/29/2015 1:44:06 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 81 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | June 29, 2015 | William A. Jacobson
    States not permitted to alter federal voter registration form to require proof of citizenship. The Supreme Court today refused to accept a case which sought to allow states to supplement a federal voter registration form so as to require proof of citizenship to vote. Such proof is particularly important given how freely many states are handing out drivers licenses to illegal immigrants, and the Obama administrations unilateral implementation of quasi-amnesty deferrals (some of which were stopped in court). Its just not enough anymore that someone is here legally (or at least, is not being deported) [Snip] This is not just...
  • State Employees Are Having A Hard Time Explaining Scott Walkers New Voting Restrictions

    06/29/2015 1:00:51 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 28 replies
    United Steel Workers ^ | June 29, 2015 | Alice Ollstein
    When Hillary Clinton issued a sweeping call for expanding and protecting voting rights, and called out Wisconsin and other states for passing discriminatory laws, Governor Scott Walker responded by blasting her views as extreme and far outside the mainstream. He defended his own record of cutting early voting days and implementing a strict voter ID law, saying these changes make it easier to vote and harder to cheat. But at a workshop held in Milwaukee in early June, state government employees struggled to explain the byzantine voting restrictions to a crowd of poll workers and community activists. Under Wisconsins voter...
  • Scott Walker says most Americans support voter ID laws, which make it easier to vote harder to cheat

    06/29/2015 2:23:09 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 11 replies
    Politifact ^ | June 29, 2015 | Lucas Daprile
    In Scott Walker and Hillary Clinton's perfect world, at around this time next year each will be preparing to participate in the 2016 presidential debates. For now, they will have to be content exchanging jabs from afar. The latest exchange began June 4, 2015 when Clinton, who is the leading Democratic presidential candidate, criticized Walker and three other GOP contenders in a speech at Texas Southern University in Houston for their support of voter ID laws. She claimed Walker had cut back early voting in Wisconsin and made it harder for college students to vote. We rated that Mostly True....
  • Clinton Lawyer, Soros Back Anti-Voter ID Lawsuits

    06/26/2015 3:10:25 AM PDT · by markomalley · 4 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 6/26/15 | Joe Schoffstall
    Hillary Clintons top campaign lawyer is behind a multi-state push challenging voter identification laws implemented in recent years, efforts that are expected to reach numerous other states ahead of the 2016 elections.Marc Elias, a top campaign lawyer for Hillary Clinton and a partner at the Washington, D.C., law firm Perkins Coie, has filed lawsuits in three states thus far. The nationwide campaign is being fueled with money from the liberal billionaire George Soros.Elias first began exploring the possible challenges back in January 2014. Soros then became involved, vowing to throw his weight behind the effort in collaboration with Elias.We hope...
  • Juan Williams: Blacks' Support For Voter ID 'Amazing'

    06/17/2015 9:00:45 PM PDT · by entropy12 · 38 replies
    newsbusters ^ | June 17, 2015 | Tom Blumer
    He's also so often egregiously wrong, perhaps never more so than in his Monday column at the Hill. Williams is astonished that a recent poll, consistent with others, shows that over two-thirds of blacks support a photo identification requirement for voting. In the process, he cited perhaps the dumbest statistic I've ever seen on the topic, misrepresented a 2013 Supreme Court decision, and failed to understand that blacks may end up being most adversely affected if voter fraud ever become widespread.
  • The Art of Voter Amnesia: What's an ID?

    06/13/2015 12:24:00 PM PDT · by xuberalles · 9 replies
    Self | 6/13/15 | Me
    Democrats never say they are committed to stopping voter fraud, merely that they're dedicated to "everyone" voting. This smug admission tells you everything you need to know, or in other words, nothing you didn't already suspect. The truth is Voter ID doesn't discriminate against or disenfranchise anyone. How can it when everyone is held to same standard of accountability? If you can't even verify your identity, validate and protect the authenticity of your vote, how are you a victim of anything other than your own ignorance and apathy? People have TWO YEARS in-between elections to get a damn photo ID;...
  • Dem unveils automatic voter registration bill

    06/10/2015 3:29:19 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 28 replies
    The Hill ^ | June 10, 2015 | Ben Kamisar
    Greg Nash Rep. David Cicilline (D-R.I.) has proposed a bill to automatically register Americans to vote, fresh off of similar calls by Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton. Today, too many politicians are trying to make it harder than ever for citizens to make their voices heard at the ballot box, Cicilline said in a statement on Wednesday. The Automatic Voter Registration Act will protect the right to vote and expand access for eligible voters across the United States. I thank my colleagues who have co-sponsored this important legislation that helps to expand one of our most essential rights as...
  • Hillarys plans to stuff the ballot box

    06/09/2015 10:52:33 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 7 replies
    WND ^ | 06/08/15 | Phyllis Schlafly
    Phyllis Schlafly spotlights devious plan to capture even more illegal-alien votes She apparently decided it wont be enough to rely on the 66 million people who voted twice for Barack Obama, many of whom are disillusioned by the failure of hope and change. Obama promised an end to wars in the Middle East, a more prosperous economy for the average American and more harmonious race relations, but all three problems have only gotten worse. Since Hillary wont have the youthful exuberance that propelled Obama to his unlikely double victory, she plans to build a whole new electorate out of people...
  • Hillary on the Right to Vote

    06/09/2015 7:40:48 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 9, 2015 | Bill Murchison
    Those Republicans! Here's the lowdown on 'em -- and on their lousy, lowdown approach to governing. They don't want the wrong people voting. They're "scared of letting citizens have their say." They're engaged in "a sweeping effort to disempower and disenfranchise people of color, poor people, and young people from one end of our country to the other." Don't you just want to kick 'em? Don't you just want to vote for Hillary Clinton? Which after all is the point of Clinton's demagogic tirade last week -- getting you to vote for her so she can launch new and better...
  • Phyllis Schlafly: Hillary's Plans to Stuff the Ballot Box in 2016

    06/08/2015 2:47:10 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 27 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | June 9, 2015 | Phyllis Schlafly
    Hillary Clinton has laid out her game plan for winning back the White House for herself and her husband next year. Let's hope Republicans were paying attention. She apparently decided it won't be enough to rely on the 66 million people who voted twice for Barack Obama, many of whom are disillusioned by the failure of "hope and change." Obama promised an end to wars in the Middle East, a more prosperous economy for the average American and more harmonious race relations, but all three problems have only gotten worse. Seeing as Clinton won't have the youthful exuberance that propelled...