Have you personally ever encountered voter suppression efforts?
Any election is not as straight forward as the general public might think. Official voter suppression efforts like voter id as well as unofficial efforts like spreading false information, intimidation or even down right dirty tricks like, ripping up voter registration forms or robo calling African-Americans and telling them "Democrats vote on weds day" abound . Have you personally experience any voter suppression efforts?
Not true. It is NOT reqiured in Iowa, yet the R's said so to stop Dems from voting. Nor is it required in my state. Don't know where you are from, but I've NEVER had to provide ID to vote...and I'm 51.
It is required in 30 states of 50. At any rate, was not meaning it is now required everywhere, I meant under the law, everyone would need one, making it non-discriminatory. Responding to the OP's statement that voter ID laws are voter suppression.
Republican tactics should be called what they are: a deliberate effort to disenfranchise minorities. Why? Because Obama received 76% of the Hispanic vote last time, 66 percent of voters under 30 and 95 percent of the African-American vote in 2008.
Same old rhetoric without a shred of fact. You need an ID to buy beer, cigarettes, fly, take a train, attend both political conventions, go to a bar, receive government assistance, cash a check, open a bank account, just to name a few.
Not yet except for checking to make sure my signature was the same. I have heard of others that have gone through it. Voter suppression is the desperation of people who are losing and can only win if they remove the votes of those that cannot be controlled or fooled.
The Romney camp and GOP leadership suppressed a great deal of votes during the primary season -- changing votes, ignoring votes, ballot stuffing, falsely arresting 2 different chairpersons (St. Charles, MO and Louisiana state convention).
And both presidential conventions have eliminated voting and Roberts Rules of Order. Oh, they go through the motions, but it's all a sham.
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America used to be a nice place. Now, it's starting to look like Germany 80 years ago.
Does deceit and brainwashing by Fox News count as voter suppression?
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