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Forget Selective, Now We’ve Got Anti-Enforcement

Colorado Voting Bill Would Guarantee Crooked Elections Forever



Colorado’s Democratic-controlled state legislature is ramming through an election bill that critics say will open the door to voter fraud and intimidation.

The “Voter Access and Modernized Elections Act” is expected to pass the legislature this week. Democrats control both chambers of the legislature, as well as the governor’s mansion, meaning the bill could pass without a single Republican vote.

The bill is under consideration amid accusations that Republicans in other states have tried to suppress the vote by passing laws that require some form of identification in order to vote.

The Colorado law would make mail-in ballots mandatory while eliminating local polling places and allowing people to vote on the same day they register.

Critics of the bill say that these changes could lead to fraud and voter intimidation.

“I want our elections to be easy to vote and tough to cheat, and this ruins that balance,” said Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler, a Republican who has been an outspoken opponent of the bill.

Gessler said the two main provisions of the bill are “a recipe for fraud” and have both been proven problematic. Wisconsin and Minnesota both have same day registration, and they have both seen large problems with fraud, Gessler said.

read more at this link.

Once the voting process has been utterly corrupted, the ruling party will always win. No matter what. And gee whiz, too effin’ bad, voting is more than a right it’s a civic duty. So you’ve got to do a bit of work. You’ve actually got to register in advance and be properly and fully vetted. Then you’ve actually got to show up, prove you’re a legitimate voter, and cast your ballot. With our growing population, maybe Election Day is too constraining. Fine. Make it Vote Counting Day and open the polls for an entire month before that. And absentee ballots only to those truly disabled or hospitalized. If you’re out of the country at the time, get to the US Embassy there and cast your vote, but with the same proof of legitimacy. And the foreign polls close a week before Vote Counting Day. And the overseas military vote gets sent in two weeks before it as well. Hardship? Hardly. But when you make it too easy to vote, you open the door to an avalanche of fraud. And that’s no accident, if it’s the Dems who are behind a bill like this. And they are. Always. And against Voter ID. Always. That’s because they’re corrupt. Always.

The bill also strips voters of “the protection of a private voting booth,” Gessler said, which opens up voters to the possibility of intimidation.

Some Colorado voters have already been subject to voter intimidation using mail-in ballots, said Marilyn Marks, who heads the voter watchdog group Citizen Center and has lobbied against the pending bill.

Citizen Center launched a lawsuit alleging a March recall election in Center, Colo., which partially used mail-in ballots, was rife with corruption and voter intimidation. The suit said individuals pressured voters in low income and Hispanic areas to vote for certain individuals by giving them pre-filled ballots dropping off their ballots at the polling place.

These individuals allegedly used children’s participation in the federal education program Head Start as leverage over parents, Marks said. One individual who initially said he had been intimidated will not testify now out of fear of reprisal, she said.

Marks said the mail-in ballots strongly supported the recall while those who voted in a traditional polling location did not.

Gee, that’s a pretty smelly coincidence, ain’t it?


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Posted by Drew458   United States  on 05/02/2013 at 04:27 PM   
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