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General News    H3'ed 11/11/18

GOP Author of Voter ID Law Suppressing Native American Vote Loses Seat To Native American

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From alternet.org: North Dakota Republican Who Sponsored Law Disenfranchising Native
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In the most delicious poetic justice, Randy Boehning, the Republican state representative who sponsored the North Dakota law that resulted in blatant voter suppression of Native Americans, lost his seat to Democrat Ruth Buffalo, a Native American...outrage over this voter suppression may hurt GOPers in ND overall going forward. It looks like the GOP will pay a high price for their blatant voter suppression of Native Americans. Native votes were actually higher than in 2012 (when Heitkamp won her seat) in many areas of the state. And it led to several state legislature seats flipping blue.

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Meryl Ann Butler is an artist, author, educator and OpedNews Managing Editor who has been actively engaged in utilizing the arts as stepping-stones toward joy-filled wellbeing since she was a hippie. She began writing for OpEdNews in Feb, 2004. She became a Senior Editor in August 2012 and Managing Editor in January, (more...)
 

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