110 online
Most Popular Choices
Share on Facebook 38 Printer Friendly Page More Sharing
General News    H3'ed 11/11/18

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

Quicklink Submitted By   No comments, 2 series
Follow Me on Twitter     Message Meryl Ann Butler
Become a Fan
  (81 fans)

From alternet.org: North Dakota Republican Who Sponsored Law Disenfranchising Native

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.

Read the rest of the story HERE:

At www.dailykos.com
News 1   Inspiring 1  
Rate It | View Ratings

Meryl Ann Butler Social Media Pages: Facebook page url on login Profile not filled in       Twitter page url on login Profile not filled in       Linkedin page url on login Profile not filled in       Instagram page url on login Profile not filled in

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...)

Go To Commenting
The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.
Follow Me on Twitter     Writers Guidelines

Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles
Support OpEdNews

OpEdNews depends upon can't survive without your help.

If you value this article and the work of OpEdNews, please either Donate or Purchase a premium membership.

If you've enjoyed this, sign up for our daily or weekly newsletter to get lots of great progressive content.
Daily Weekly     OpEd News Newsletter
   (Opens new browser window)

To View Comments or Join the Conversation:

Tell A Friend