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  •  This law must be stopped before next Nov... (3+ / 0-)

    and the backlash from this law should push more people to attempt to vote than normally would.

    "Really nice, but also very serious about his job." Jackie Evancho on President Obama 6/7/12

    by BarackStarObama on Mon Nov 04, 2013 at 12:53:05 PM PST

    •  We will see (1+ / 0-)
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      There was much concern that Romney would automatically win because of Citizen United.  In this case, there is little voter fraud, i.e. undocumented immigrants that are voting.  The hispanics, for instance, who want to vote do.  And just look at how afraid conservatives are afraid of a little organization called NCLR.  I have heard conservatives call them terrorist, and how they 'invade' meetings.  Though not much is done in Texas, I have seen this organization around.

      What I see is the number of conservative old people in Texas, and while sad, I think these are the ones that will be disenfranchised.

      Conservatives in Texas are using legislative tricks and activists court to push policy that re not popular at all.  National organizations dump millions into Texas to fund campaigns.

      From the basis of national campaigns, someplace like Ohio or Wisconsin is much troubling.  These states have not federal oversight, so I see a greater possibility of everyone who is not white being disfranchised in these states.

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