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Voter ID's $7 Million Ohio Price Tag

3 years agoUS Politics / Liberal : Vox Pop

The fight over voter identification laws generally gets debated over two major questions. 1) How important is it to stop in-person fraudulent voting (despite virtually no evidence that this is a problem)? And 2) How important is it to protect access to the ballot, particularly for those who have faced discrimination in the past? Poor and minority citizens are less likely to have photo IDs, meaning the laws may suppress voting among vulnerable communities.
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Former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland: ‘Shameful’ Voter ID Laws Are A Modern Day Poll Tax

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (3 years ago)

Republicans “should be ashamed” of the voter identification laws being peddled across the country, former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland (D) said today. The voter ID laws, Strickland added, are a “threat to democracy.” In an interview wit... Read Post

Karl Rove Dismisses Concerns That Voter ID Laws May Disenfranchise Minority Voters

US Politics / Liberal : Media Matters for America (2 years ago)

Karl Rove dismissed concerns that voter ID laws may disenfranchise minority voters, despite evidence that these laws could prevent minorities from voting. In a Wall Street Journal op-ed, Rove claimed that Attorney General Eric Holde... Read Post

Toobin Calls Voter ID Laws ‘A Clear Attempt By Republicans To Stop Democrats From Voting’

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (7 years ago)

On April 28, the Supreme Court upheld Indiana’s voter ID law, which guards against supposed fraud by requiring voters to show identification. The decision came despite the fact that “the record contains no evidence of any such fraud... Read Post

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