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Thu Aug 30, 2012, 10:24 PM

Montgomery County Board Members speak on Husted's voter suppression tactics



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Reply Montgomery County Board Members speak on Husted's voter suppression tactics (Original post)
limpyhobbler Aug 2012 OP
FarPoint Aug 2012 #1
FarPoint Aug 2012 #2
limpyhobbler Aug 2012 #3
FarPoint Aug 2012 #4
FarPoint Aug 2012 #5
limpyhobbler Aug 2012 #7
limpyhobbler Aug 2012 #6

Response to limpyhobbler (Original post)

Fri Aug 31, 2012, 07:56 PM

1. Let this grow into a tsunami

We must stop Husted and Kasick now. Jennifer Brunner is on this too. I understand she filed a law suit.

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Response to limpyhobbler (Original post)

Fri Aug 31, 2012, 08:00 PM

2. Please post in the GD Forum....

I hope more DU'ers will become involved.

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Response to FarPoint (Reply #2)

Fri Aug 31, 2012, 09:30 PM

3. You may be interested in this! --------> Judge reinstates final-weekend voting

COLUMBUS — A federal judge granted the Obama campaign’s request to restore in-person early voting on the Saturday, Sunday and Monday before the Nov. 6 election in Ohio, delivering a victory to Democrats in their fight with Republicans over voting access.

Republican Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine immediately said he will appeal.

U.S. District Court Judge Peter C. Economus on Friday ruled two recent Ohio laws unconstitutional because they eliminated those three voting days for everyone except military personnel and overseas Ohioans. Economus wrote that all Ohioans have a constitutionally protected right to participate in elections on an equal basis.

“Plaintiffs will suffer irreparable injury if in-person early voting is not restored the last three days before Election Day, and there is no definitive evidence before the Court that elections boards will be tremendously burdened,” Economus wrote. “Certainly, the public interest is served by restoring in-person early voting to all Ohio voters.”
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http://www.daytondailynews.com/news/news/local-govt-politics/judge-reinstates-final-weekend-voting/nRRPr/

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Response to limpyhobbler (Reply #3)

Fri Aug 31, 2012, 09:53 PM

4. Excellent!

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Response to FarPoint (Reply #4)

Fri Aug 31, 2012, 09:55 PM

5. OOPS

Just noticed....DeWine will appeal...............Oh for Chrissake!

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Response to FarPoint (Reply #5)

Fri Aug 31, 2012, 09:59 PM

7. yep. They really really want to make it harder to vote.

It's really central to their campaign strategy.

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Response to FarPoint (Reply #4)

Fri Aug 31, 2012, 09:57 PM

6. Not sure if you saw there is also nice thread in LBN about this...

It seems like people are pretty interested in it beyond just Ohio, which is good.

http://www.democraticunderground.com/?com=view_post&forum=1014&pid=214425

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