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EFerrari Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-28-11 12:56 AM
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3. Here's an article on NAACP efforts:


NAACP: 2012 Election Key In Fight Against Voter ID Laws Targeting Minorities

By CHRISTINA HOAG 07/27/11 05:02 PM ET

LOS ANGELES -- The NAACP plans a big push to increase minority turnout in the 2012 elections, hoping to gain political influence and turn back what the civil rights group says are efforts in various states to deny minorities the right to vote.

To do it, the group is going to reach out to black churches, fraternities and sororities as well as use sophisticated databases, social media and boost training of volunteers to include things like getting a contact for each voter they register.

"The days of the 45-minute workshop are over," said Roger Vann, chief operating officer of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People at the group's annual convention on Wednesday.

Preserving voting rights is a key theme at the convention, which is being held in downtown Los Angeles through Thursday.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/07/27/naacp-2012-ele...
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