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What if all those people we've registered to vote never got the chance on November 4th?

Tens of thousands of voters across the country have had their names purged from voter files. Most will not find this out until Election Day on November 4th, when it will be too late to reregister to vote in the crucial 2008 election.

The fundamental cornerstone of democracy is the right to vote, yet millions of Americans may have their rights suppressed as mettlesome election officials are bending and breaking election laws to deny a vote to newly registered voters and especially, minority communities.

There is a list of every state auditor, elections board or secretary of state at
Help spread the word and let everyone you know to confirm their status today!

Originally posted to IvyTodd on Fri Oct 03, 2008 at 12:24 PM PDT.

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  •  I was purged. (3+ / 0-)
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    peace voter, sherijr, RickinStLouis
    How you ask?  I have no clue.  I just voted in a local election in August.
  •  I just checked today (1+ / 0-)
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    for my sons in the state of Maryland- all good- I live in ND- no registering here- so, again all good.  Thanks for the diary and reminding folks that we must pass this info on to everyone~

    Because our individual salvation depends on our collective salvation.. Barack Obama, 5-25-08

    by sherijr on Fri Oct 03, 2008 at 12:38:27 PM PDT

  •  Go viral with this.... (0+ / 0-)

    This is exactly what we need.  I suspect that most dkos types are engaged enough that they are registered, and know they are registered.

    But -- this needs to be sent to everyone we know (or at least the Obama supporters) -- especially college students, etc.

    The Straight Talk Express has crossed the Bridge to Nowhere

    by RickinStLouis on Fri Oct 03, 2008 at 12:42:33 PM PDT

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