Skip to comments.Obama Campaign Admits Lawsuit Targets Ohio Military Voters To Equalize Vote
Posted on 08/07/2012 3:45:50 PM PDT by Kfobbs
Senior Obama Campaign official David Axelrod, admitted Sunday, August 5th on Fox News that Ohio military voters who are allowed early voting was indeed the target of the lawsuit filed against the state of Ohio. He incorrectly claimed that military early voting was an exception, which must be corrected, so that all Ohio voters can have the right to vote early.
As Ohio democrats and the Obama campaign were targeting the military overseas voters and lambasting the Ohio state legislature and the Secretary of State for engaging in alleged discriminatory practices, they conveniently avoided mentioning that federal law protects early voting rights of overseas soldiers.
The Obama lawsuits claim for relief states that as a matter of fact, Ohio voters are similarly situated as military overseas voters, in their inability to vote early. The lawsuit states: Whether caused by legislative error or partisan motivation, the result of this legislative process is arbitrary and inequitable treatment of similarly situated Ohio voters with respect to in-person early voting.
What is clear is that the intention of the lawsuit is to convey a sense of voter rights imbalance where none exists both legally or factually. The Obama lawsuit claims that the action by the state of Ohio was, arbitrary and unconstitutional to allow three extra days of in-person early voting to military voters and their families who are overseas.
Yet, the 1986 and amended 2010 Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act allows this preferential treatment as a matter of fact and of law.
The very purpose for the laws passage was due to congress recognition that tens of thousands of soldiers could not avail themselves of their U.S. Constitutional voters rights due to actual physical impossibilities related to their military service. Ohio voters are not...
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I hear you.
Every time I read another way they are screwing the American people, especially our military, I want to swear and scream. There is only so much of their crap I can read about in a day.
...sorry 'bout that swine.
If nothing else, the Baraqqis always run true to form.
Once you realize who they are, their actions are always predictable.
And the hypocrisy of the MSM is astounding.
This is the Examiner you have posted from.
It is not news. It is a blog.
A damned scummy blog, too.
Make note of it.
I can’t for the life of me understand how any patriotic soldier could ever vote for Obama.
...and Obama knows this. Why do you think they are hiring an army of lawyer to disenfranchise the military vote?
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