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The Great U.S. Political Party Tradition: Rally Yours, Disenfranchise Theirs

11/01/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

** By Wendy Norris **

As voter registration deadlines loom, there remain the uniquely American tangle of obstacles to citizens across the country who hope to cast ballots. From reading tests and ID challenges to felon disenfranchisement laws and the endless purging of voter rolls, the U.S. is almost alone among industrial world democracies in having no uniform federal voting law, says Laura Flanders of GritTV.

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