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Sun Apr 29, 2012, 03:41 PM

Obama Campaign Confronts Voter ID Laws


Field workers for President Obama’s campaign fanned across the country this weekend in an effort to confront a barrage of new voter identification laws that strategists say threaten the campaign’s hopes for registering new voters ahead of the November election.

In Wisconsin, where a new state law requires those registering voters to be deputized in each of the state’s 1,800 municipalities, the campaign sent a team of trainers armed with instructions for complying with the new regulations.

In Florida, the campaign’s voter registration aides traveled across the state to train volunteers on a new requirement that voter registration signatures be handed into state officials within 48 hours after they are collected.

And in Ohio, Mr. Obama’s staff members are beginning outreach to let voters know about new laws that discourage precinct workers from telling voters where to go if they show up at the wrong precinct.

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Response to cal04 (Original post)

Mon Apr 30, 2012, 06:43 AM

2. Good effort but what took so long?nt

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Response to mfcorey1 (Reply #2)

Mon Apr 30, 2012, 07:15 AM

3. It takes a

few news cycles for the information to get out there.

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