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(voting rights)

Voting in 2013

In my January 2013 blogs, I wrote about how thousands of voters were still standing on line to vote as President Obama began his early morning acceptance speech and that many ballots were still being counted after Thanksgiving. In 2013, some state legislators are trying to make it easier to vote and shorten the long lines of citizens trying to vote. However, others legislators are promoting more restrictive voting bills. In fact, since the beginning of the year, restrictive voting bills have been introduced in 31 states.

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4.21.2013

Let's Fix Our Election System

In my last blog I wrote about Florida voters who were still standing on line to vote as President Obama began his early morning acceptance speech and about Ohio ballots that were still being counted after Thanksgiving. With the President’s margin of victory sufficiently large in enough states, these issues did not require the attention of the Supreme Court. But prior to Election Day, state and federal courts were ruling on cases involving state laws that contributed directly to the voting hardships and delays in vote outcomes.

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1.14.2013