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General News    H4'ed 7/26/18

The North Carolina GOP's Plan to Deceive Voters About Its Radical Ballot Measures

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In Pennsylvania they wanted to impeach their supreme court justices for ruling against gerrymandering in that state whose legislative divisions are a 'jigsaw-puzzle zoo of shapes 'twerking and gyrating jaggedly.'' In North Carolina they want to strip their Democratic governor, Roy Cooper, of all election-related powers. 

To that end, in November there will be two proposed state constitutional amendments on the ballot, because '[first], they hoped to increase Republican turnout. . . .  Second, they want to stop Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper from expanding access to voting rights by stripping him of his constitutional authority to oversee state elections. Third, . . . they want to prevent the left-leaning state judiciary, all of it, from striking down GOP-sponsored voter suppression laws. 

More 'twerking and jagged gyration': this time gerrymandering of people's rights. 

Read the rest of the story HERE:

At slate.com

 

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Marta Steele is an author/editor/blogger who has been writing for Opednews.com since 2006. She is also author of the 2012 book "Grassroots, Geeks, Pros, and Pols: The Election Integrity Movement's Nonstop Battle to Win Back the People's Vote, (more...)
 

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