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  •  maybe we need to expand on section 5... (3+ / 0-)
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    elwior, Alice Olson, Puddytat

    of the Voting Rights Act to include more states under jurisdiction.

    of the states listed in the link below, i'm am not aware of blatant voter suppression in the states under jurisdiction.  it seems to be going on in other states where there isn't as much federal scrutiny.

    http://www.justice.gov/...

    maybe we need to include Florida, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Ohio and any other state where Republican shenanigans are going on in their attempts to suppress the vote.

    I'm a blue drop in a red bucket.

    by blue drop on Wed Oct 31, 2012 at 12:08:48 AM PDT

    •  VRA Section 5 up for review by Scotus, little hope (2+ / 0-)
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      Alice Olson, Puddytat

      ...for it  as it stands, says Rick Hasen, electionlawblog.org.
       Conservations dying to have it declared unconstitutional or unneeded after all this time. BTW, 20 counties in FL are already included in VRA.

      "Are you bluish? You don't look bluish," attributed to poet Roger Joseph McGough, for the Beatles' Yellow Submarine (1968).

      by BlueStateRedhead on Wed Oct 31, 2012 at 05:38:21 AM PDT

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