As we all know, its a given that the Rethug’s will try, by any means necessary, to stop people who primarily vote “D” from voting.
With the most important election in my memory on the line, its vitally important for all votes to be counted, and for all voters to be able to exercise the right to vote. The ACLU has been working hard to that end. From Jurist:
The US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit on Wednesday upheld an injunction granted by a federal judge earlier this month ordering Michigan voting officials to reinstate on voter rolls the names of newly-registered voters whose voter registration cards were returned to the post office as undeliverable. The ACLU of Michigan had challenged the new Michigan state law, which permitted nullification of such voter registrations, on the grounds that it violated the 1993 National Voter Registration Act (NVRA), which sets forth conditions that must be met before an individual can be removed from voting rolls. In a 2-1 opinion, the Sixth Circuit agreed, holding:
[T]here has never been a determination [here] that the [removed] voters are ineligible….[T]he preliminary injunction is necessary to protect the individual voters of Michigan affected by the undeliverable-voter-ID-card practice….[It] ensures that each individual who has properly registered to vote but was removed due to an error that is out of his or her control will be able to case a ballot on election day.
The NVRA allows registered voters to remain on voter rolls for at least two federal elections after registration cards have been returned as undeliverable. AP has more.
I can’t handle the idea of another stolen election, it makes me crazy. I wrote earlier this week that thousands of attorneys will be stationed at polling places across America Tuesday. I like that. But we have to stay diligent and so does everyone else that believes in our country and the Constitution. This NYT article makes me crazy…laying out all the states so far that have had to deal with or attempted to steal our votes.
What jerks my chain is that the actual amount of illegal voting cases in the US is practically nil..none existant. The average number of cases of actual voting fraud are 8 people a year. In the whole U.S.
The Rethugs are pulling a wonderful hoax on us under the guise of making sure no one votes that shouldn’t. They are the ones stealing votes, not illegal voters.
And they do it, with a smile on their faces and waving the fucking flag.