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'Daily Voting News' For May 13, 2008

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Guest Blogged by John Gideon of Do you know where your passport is? Do you have one? Do you know where your birth certificate is? How about your marriage license? In Missouri, and probably more states to come, some law makers want you to prove your citizenship before you can register to vote. This is clearly an attempt to stop the hoards of Mexicans and Canadians who stream over our borders each Nov. just to vote in our elections; or more likely just an attempt to keep some people from the polls. If you don't have a birth certificate you have to pay to get a copy. If you are a woman and married the birth certificate is not enough; you need a marriage license to prove your maiden name. Can't afford the copies if you don't have them? You don't vote. Born without a birth certificate? You don't vote. Birth certificate or marriage license originals no longer exist because of fire, flood, hurricane (Katrina, Rita)? You don't vote. Who is affected? The poor, people of color, citizens with disabilities, homeless. This has got to stop....
  • NAtional: Citizenship Proof Next Up in Voter ID Battle LINK
  • NAtional: Editorial - The Myth of Voter Fraud LINK
  • NAtional: 'Hello,' They Lied: NH, TX Sec. of State Officials Continue to Deceive Voters LINK
  • FL: Sarasota County - Candidates put Dent on spot LINK
  • GA: Make voting easier LINK
  • KS: Does Kansas need a voter ID law? LINK
  • KY: eScan Voting In Time For Primary LINK
  • MO: Voter ID bill appears headed to voters LINK
  • MO: Voter ID battle in Mo. shifts to proof of citizenship LINK
  • NJ: Essex County - Judge rules in Montclair ward mixup LINK
  • OH: Primary paper ballots costly 880,000 printed; only 13,400 used LINK
  • WV: Election running smoothly in Kanawha, Putnam LINK
  • Canada: New voting technology praised Results slower than predicted but much faster than previous elections LINK
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