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  •  Arizona isn't done yet and Latino community is.. (0+ / 0-)

    ..concerned:
    Arizona elections still not over as suspicion builds Salon - Saturday, Nov 17, 2012 05:00 AM PST
    Over 100,000 votes still haven't been counted, and activists fear Latinos' votes have been suppressed

    MSNBC host Rachel Maddow  
    highlighted the “broken-on-purpose election” Tuesday, noting that Maricopa County had sent out erroneous notices in Spanish saying election day was November 8, two days after the actual date, and that it had closed a number of polling stations despite long lines in 2008 due to budget cuts.
    With Sheriff Arpiao of Maricopa county involved who can blame the Latino populace.
    In a letter to state election officials, The American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona expressed “grave concerns about remaining uncounted ballots and the process by which many voters were required to use provisional ballots,” saying that a “disproportionately high numbers of provisional ballots issued to minority voters.”
    So republicans may have failed legally to stop the provisional ballots that many Latinos were forced to use, but..
    Update: The Tucson Weekly reported late Tuesday the campaigns reached a compromise to let the counting continue, but the votes may be challenged in the future.
    ..it is almost to hard to believe that there was a fair accounting of all the votes in this state after what these right wing extremists have done so far, and they're still at it.

    And the voting rights Act may not survrive? What BS. These people Like Husted should be facing jail time imo.

    Thx - excellent wrap-up

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