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Posted on 06/22/2011 2:58:47 AM PDT by DeusExMachina05
Should Maine allow election day voter registration?
for the COMMUNISTS to win again, they must have election fraud and useful idiots.
Nowadays every time I hear of some leftist organization opposing legislation, images of the Wisconsin scum teachers & union protesters comes to mind.
As long as the voter can prove their residency in the state and their citizenship, what’s the big deal? Not saying I’m for it or against it, but I wonder why you’re against it.
By contrast, same day voter registration can be performed in an accurate and secure fashion - if nothing else registrants can be required to do the registration in person in front of election officials - avoiding the kind of mass, off site registrations that have been implicated in voter fraud in previous elections.
It is my understanding after talking to family living in Maine, that same- day registration is not enough time to effectively varify eligibility to vote.
Yes 28.03% (97 votes
No 71.97% (249 votes)
Total Votes: 346
If same-day registration isn’t enough time to verify eligibility, why wouldn’t they just accept the votes as provisional until the registrations can be verified? What’s the harm of that so long as the votes are legal?
All votes cast by “same day” registrants must be placed in the same category as Absentee voters and citizenship and residence are checked before the vote is counted.
Yes 43.18% (339 votes)
No 56.82% (446 votes)
No harm if all same-day registered voters are legal, but plenty of harm if they are not. I would guess that it is easier to make sure all voters are legally registered before election day than to un-count their vote after the election.
Should Maine have same day voter registration?
Yes 42.05% (352 votes)
No 57.95% (485 votes)
Total Votes: 837
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That one is way too close!
Should voters be able to register on Election Day?
851 Total Votes
No is winning 58 - 41! I looked for the HELL NO button but there wasn’t one.
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