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theHandpuppet Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-28-06 07:29 AM
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Confusion reigns over voter ID suspension (Ohio)
http://www.portsmouth-dailytimes.com/articles/2006/10/2...

Confusion reigns over voter ID suspension
By JEFF BARRON
Saturday, October 28, 2006 1:21 AM EDT
PDT Staff Writer

Confusion reigns just days before the Nov. 7 general election after a federal judge on Thursday suspended Ohio's voter identification law for absentee ballots.

U.S. District Court Judge Algenon L. Marbley said the state's 88 counties are inconsistently applying the law.

However, Attorney General Jim Petro on Friday filed a notice to appeal Marbley's ruling.

What we're trying to do is protect the right to vote, make sure no voter is disenfranchised and defend the lawfully enacted provisions of state law, said Mark Anthony, spokesman for the attorney general's office....

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jody Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-28-06 07:39 AM
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1. Marbley said "military identification" unconstitutionally vague. If that's so,
then every other form of identification is even more unconstitutionally vague.

See Marbley's ruling on THE NORTHEAST OHIO COALITION : FOR THE HOMELESS
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