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"Maintaining Its Sad Tradition Of Disenfranchisement": Texas Lawmakers Are Busy Making It Harder To Vote

Another legislative session, another unfortunate attempt by Texas politicians to make it harder to vote. While other states move their registration systems into the 21st century — by putting the onus on the government to add eligible voters to the rolls, or letting citizens sign up online, for example — Texas maintains its sad tradition of disenfranchisement. 716 more words

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Missouri Secretary of State Candidate Files Voter ID Measure

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – A Republican candidate for Missouri secretary of state on Thursday filed an initiative petition that would allow the Legislature to require voters to present photo identification at the polls. 549 more words

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Right-to-work vote planned in Missouri Senate

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Missouri Senate Majority Leader Ron Richard says he plans to bring up right-to-work and voter photo ID measures as the Legislature heads into its final week. 99 more words

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The sophisticated security system that UK elections rely on: trust

Turned up to polling station, named our road, pointed at name on list, said "that's me", and was handed ballot. It's a pretty secure system.

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"A Supreme Sham": They Call'm As They Prefer To See 'Em

We can’t know yet how the Supreme Court will rule on same-sex marriage in June, but we already do know this: The decision won’t be based on a dispassionate reading of the Constitution. 249 more words

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GOP Lawmakers Seek Photo ID Requirements For Ohio Voters

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Several Republican lawmakers in Ohio say they plan to introduce legislation to require voters in the swing state to show photo identification at the polls. 123 more words

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