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  • Non-U.S. citizen indicted in Tarrant County for illegally voting in Dallas County

    11/09/2015 3:41:24 PM PST · by PAR35 · 19 replies
    Dallas News ^ | November 9, 2015 | Robert Wilonsky
    The Tarrant County District Attorney's Office says a Grand Prairie woman who's not a U.S. citizen has been indicted by a grand jury for illegally voting in several Dallas County elections dating back to 2004. ... "This is a big deal," Wilson said in a prepared statement. "People insist this kind of thing doesn't happen, but it's happening right here at home. The principle of one citizen, one vote is one of our most fundamental rights as U.S. citizens, and must be protected.?

    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...
  • 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.
  • Clinton slams Alabamas discriminatory voter law

    10/17/2015 1:11:06 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 13 replies
    The Hill ^ | October 17, 2015 | Sarah Ferris
    Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton on Saturday accused Alabama lawmakers of advancing discriminatory laws to roll back voting rights, as she looks to shore up support with black voters. In her first visit to Alabama as a presidential candidate, Clinton elevated her call for voting rights as she condemned the states decision last week to close 31 drivers license offices. Nearly all of the offices were in predominantly black neighborhoods. She urged Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley and his Republican-controlled legislature to keep the offices open, and not just for one day a month." Here in Alabama, without the right...
  • Non-Citizens Will Now Vote In At Least One State

    10/12/2015 5:33:59 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 44 replies
    Independent Sentinel ^ | October 12, 2015 | S. Noble
    Governor Jerry Brown just sold out the American vote in California. He signed a new version of the Motor Voter Act that will register every eligible California citizen who acquires a drivers license or renews a license at the Department of Motor Vehicles to vote. This is after he made all illegal aliens eligible for divers licenses. Eleven states allow illegal aliens to get drivers licenses. In California, state officials specifically chose not to make noncitizen license holders searchable in their DMV database, said True the Vote spokesman Logan Churchwell, who called the newly signed bill unprecedented. The measure, Assembly...
  • How 200,000 invaders turns into 2,000,000 in the blink of an eye

    10/12/2015 7:05:01 AM PDT · by george76 · 20 replies
    American Thinker ^ | October 11, 2015 | Carol Brown
    If you think 200,000 invaders imported into the United States is appalling, consider this: Once they settle here, they bring their family. The Australian reported on a leaked document that reveals how this results in the base number of invaders expanding almost overnight. Although the article is about the situation in Germany, the point applies to the United States (or any country accepting these conquerors). Chancellor Angela Merkel is facing open dissent from members of her coalition government amid predictions that the number of migrants arriving in Germany this year could reach 1.5 million. ... The family factor. So when...
  • California opens to the door to more voter fraud with new motor voter law

    10/11/2015 7:58:17 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 25 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | October 11, 2015 | JAZZ SHAW
    California’s Governor had a busy weekend, breaking out his pen and signing nearly two dozen bills into law. Most of them centered on the voting process in the Golden State, but while liberals are taking a victory lap there are hints that these maneuvers are going to signal trouble down the line. The big ticket item in the legislative package was the “New Motor Voter Law.” This brainstorm will make voter registration automatic for any person receiving a new driver’s license or renewing an existing one. Targeting California’s recent record-low voter turnout, Gov. Jerry Brown on Saturday signed a measure...
  • Democrat bloodies reporter over voter fraud questions

    10/06/2015 7:10:20 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 27 replies
    Wolrd Net Daily ^ | Oct. 6, 2015 | Douglas Ernst
    An Alabama Democrat was caught on video attacking a reporter who confronted him over voter fraud allegations on Tuesday. City councilman Amos Newsome of Dothan, Alabama, lashed out in theDothan Civic Center parking lot after a City Commission meeting, the Donthan Eagle reported.
  • Former DOJ Head Michael Mukasey Hits Obamas DOJ Voting Section

    10/05/2015 11:11:50 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 16 replies
    PJ Media ^ | October 5, 2015 | J. Christian Adams
    He attacks Obama's co-opting of the DOJ for the advancement of leftism, not justice. Former Attorney General Michael Mukasey delivered a sharp criticism of the Obama Justice Department, particularly the DOJ Voting Section, in a speech republished in Hillsdale Colleges Imprimis . In a broadside aimed at the Obama-era DOJ, Mukasey hits the departments biased and partisan law enforcement policies. Mukaseys speech should be required reading for every presidential campaign. Mukasey revisits the dismissal of the voter intimidation case against the New Black Panther Party by Eric Holder and other political appointees shortly after the 2009 inauguration: During the 2008...
  • 4 More Cases of Voter Fraud in America

    10/05/2015 12:12:00 PM PDT · by detective · 11 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | September 30, 2015 | Jason Snead
    The 2016 election year is almost upon us, and Americans of all stripes are preparing for a drawn out political season. Republicans and Democrats will be going to the polls in droves to select their parties nomineesand eventually to select the nations most powerful political figure. With so much on the line, the integrity of the electoral system must be ensured. Voters have to be confident that the results reflect the will of the people, or the whole democratic system is undermined.
  • 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.
  • Jeb Bush: 'I'm Going to Be the Republican Nominee'

    09/17/2015 11:01:18 AM PDT · by JOAT · 154 replies
    Fox News ^ | 9/17/2015 | Not Attributed
    Jeb Bush declared on "America's Newsroom" that he is going to be the Republican nominee in 2016. Asked by Bill Hemmer whether he's satisfied with his current standing in the race, Bush said he believes he'll come out on top. "I'm excited about where we are and I know where we're going. I'm gonna be the Republican nominee and I cannot wait to take it to Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders or whoever it is," said Bush. In the latest RealClearPolitics polling average, Bush is in third nationally, with close to 8% support. But he trails Donald Trump by more...
  • 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...
  • What The Bookies Say About Donald Trump's Chances

    09/15/2015 1:03:14 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 09/15/2015 | Tyler Durden
    According to 'PredictIt' - the new InTrade - Jeb Bush remains the bookies favorite to get the Republican presidential nomination. The Donald is ranked 3rd in the betting (after Rubio) where a 23c bet will win $1 if Trump gets the nod.Trump is not a total "loser" though as he is odds-on favorite to get the most speaking time in the forthcoming CNN debates.Surveys and Polls are fickle.. follow the money... Clinton is the clear "money" favorite for The White House...Source: PredictIt.org
  • 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,...

    09/03/2015 3:27:40 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 57 replies
    Court allows for voter registration at all welfare offices. No citizen identity required.
  • 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.
  • Fargo, ND (and everywhere else) to be slammed with new refugees in next seven weeks

    08/08/2015 7:48:40 AM PDT · by george76 · 55 replies
    Refugee Resettlement Watch ^ | August 7, 2015 | Ann Corcoran
    Why the next seven weeks? Because fiscal year 2015 ends on September 30th and the settlers in the US State Department and in their contracting agencies want to hit the Obama target of 70,000 for the year and they have (as of July 31), 18,470 more to go! Actually that 70,000 figure that Obama announced in his Presidential Determination Letter to Congress last September is meant to be a ceiling, not a goal that they necessarily have to hit. However, since the contractors are paid by the head and they have salaries and office overhead to pay, they always try...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Republicans slam brakes on voting rights bill

    08/01/2015 1:09:29 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 20 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 1, 2015 | Mike Lillis
    Video at link. Reps John Lewis and Linda Sanchez deserve the littlest fiddle award. House Republican leaders are slamming the brakes on voting rights legislation, insisting that any movement on the issue go through a key Republican committee chairman who opposes the proposal. House Democrats are pressing hard on GOP leaders to bring the new voter protections directly to the floor. That would sidestep consideration in the House Judiciary Committee, where Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) has rejected a bipartisan proposal to update the 1965 Voting Rights Act (VRA) in the wake of a 2013 Supreme Court decision that gutted a...
  • 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]...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Husted refers 4 Columbus-area voter fraud cases for prosecution (Ohio)

    06/25/2015 9:01:18 AM PDT · by aimhigh · 2 replies
    Columbus Dispatch ^ | 06/25/2015 | Randy Ludlow
    Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted today referred 14 cases of suspected voter fraud including two each in Delaware and Franklin counties for additional investigation or prosecution.
  • 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;...