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Voter Protections

Outdated, Arcane Laws Disenfranchising Voters in Seattle

Patty Cogen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Patty Cogen

I had come to work in voter protection expecting that we would be looking for "dirty tricks." Instead I found an old system. The greater the burden (on the citizen), the less likely to participate in the process.

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

Colorado Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Colorado Independent

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.