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Wed Aug 1, 2012, 11:21 PM

"How Not To Defend Voter ID" By David Weigel at Slate (pennsylvania)

How Not To Defend Voter ID

By David Weigel at Slate

http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/politics/2012/08/pennsylvania_officials_struggle_to_explain_how_the_state_s_new_voter_id_law_would_actually_work_.html

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“Adding these three numbers together,” she said, “the 758,000 that you publicly disclosed don't match, plus the 130,000 that did not actually match, plus the 574,000 whose ID is expired and won't be valid for voting today—adding all three of those together equals 1,463,758?”

“That's correct,” said Burgess.

“So your analysis shows that there's 1,463,758 voters who don't have an ID that is valid for voting, is that right?”

“Today, correct,” said Burgess, agreeing to a higher possible number of disqualified voters than the state has ever contemplated.

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Response to applegrove (Original post)

Wed Aug 1, 2012, 11:45 PM

1. Good grief, no wonder the GOP goons said Mitt would win PA. That number... Wow!

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Response to freshwest (Reply #1)

Wed Aug 1, 2012, 11:53 PM

2. If only their was a case nationally that could overturn voter ID. But I guess not. Elections

are a state thing.

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Response to applegrove (Original post)

Thu Aug 2, 2012, 07:35 AM

3. Also

Make sure you actually read the law and know what is in it!!!!

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