October 09, 2012
Shameless Pennsylvania

Following up on Pennsylvaniaís shame when the legislature and governor decreed that in order to vote citizens needed two government issued forms of picture IDs, now finally the courts have thrown the whole thing out.

Registered voters now may sign the voter roll book and vote just like last year. The shame, though, continues because the GOP-controlled administration decided to send a full color mailer to every voter in the state saying two government-issued picture IDs were needed to vote. Conveniently they sent the mistaken mailer before the courts threw out the controlling law. No corrective mailers have been sent.

In addition, several counties in this cradle of democracy have failed to change their online voter directions to reflect the courtís rulings. It is fair to say that thousands of Keystone State voters will believe they canít vote because of the Republican efforts to suppress the vote. This is all part of the continuing effort by the GOP to deny large groups of voters their Constitutional rights.

Incidentally there has never been a prosecuted case of voter ID misrepresentation in Pennsylvania, though Florida has seen a wholesale voter fraud attempt this year funded by, you guessed it, the Republicans.



Posted by Bill Doolittle at October 09, 2012 12:35 PM
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Fortunately, Republican Moff Tarkin has a while yet before he can say "The last remnants of the old republic have been swept away".

Posted by: John Anthony Curran on October 9, 2012 8:49 PM

The guy running the GOP registration fraud has now formed yet another company which the GOP is hiring to continue their fraudulent practices, since the first company is under investigation.

Posted by: karen marie on October 13, 2012 4:21 PM
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