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Mon Oct 15, 2012, 04:12 PM

52. Voter Intimidation...State and Federal Laws....

Voting Rights act of 1965

SEC. 11. (a) No person acting under color of law shall fail or refuse to permit any person to vote who is entitled to vote under any provision of this Act or is otherwise qualified to vote, or willfully fail or refuse to tabulate, count, and report such person's vote.

(b) No person, whether acting under color of law or otherwise, shall intimidate, threaten, or coerce, or attempt to intimidate, threaten, or coerce any person for voting or attempting to vote, or intimidate, threaten, or coerce, or attempt to intimidate, threaten, or coerce any person for urging or aiding any person to vote or attempt to vote, or intimidate, threaten, or coerce any person for exercising any powers or duties under section 3(a), 6, 8, 9, 10, or 12(e).

Any Koch employees in these states should consider contacting the State Attorney General's office.

more:

http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/time-off-to-vote-state-laws-for-employe-79115/

Kentucky

attempting to coerce, influence or direct an employee's vote for a political party, candidate, platform, principle, or issue through bribes, promises, favors, or other inducements;

Pennsylvania

threats, violence, intimidation or coercion to compel a person to vote or to refrain from voting at any election or for any person or question;

West Virginia

influencing an employee’s political views or actions;
depriving employment or threatening discharge from employment because the employee casts or refuses to cast his or her vote.


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