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New Voter ID Laws Could Trip Up Obama
Arutz Sheva ^ | 6/8/23 | Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu

Posted on 08/06/2012 9:20:05 AM PDT by Eleutheria5

As many as 5 million voters, most of them potential Democrats, might find themselves barred from voting in November because of new ID laws in some states.

Presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney holds a narrow edge in the popular polls but needs to win at least four critical “swing states” in order to gain the need majority of electoral college votes, which are allocated to each state based on population and on a “winner take all” basis.

The new ID laws, mostly in states with GOP legislatures, will affect young voters, most of whom are Democrats. They include the key states of Virginia as well as others, the London-based Financial Times reported.

A case in point is Pennsylvania, which is considered “safe” for Obama and which he won by 600,000 votes in 2008. State officials report that more than 750,000 registered voters – representing more than 9 percent of the total voters – do not have required forms for identification, such as a driving license.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: ballotbox; disenfranchise; stuffing; voterid
Stop voter ID, so once more election night will be: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5gUKvmOEGCU
1 posted on 08/06/2012 9:20:10 AM PDT by Eleutheria5
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To: Eleutheria5

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5gUKvmOEGCU


2 posted on 08/06/2012 9:26:17 AM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: Eleutheria5
As many as 5 million voters, most of them potential Democrats, might find themselves barred from voting in November

Wow, just wow.

How can you be barred from voting, if you're able to legally vote?

3 posted on 08/06/2012 9:29:05 AM PDT by wbill
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To: wbill

Potential Democrat = dead people, felons, and illegals


4 posted on 08/06/2012 9:32:27 AM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: Eleutheria5

That many people don’t have some form of identification? Really?


5 posted on 08/06/2012 9:33:12 AM PDT by Millicent_Hornswaggle (Retired US Marine wife)
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To: Millicent_Hornswaggle

That many people don’t have some form of identification? Really?

I think the real issue concerns how many people that vote don't look anything like their photo ID's ... as clearly demonstrated in the above photo of a Democrat voter registration drive.

6 posted on 08/06/2012 9:41:00 AM PDT by Zakeet (Liberalism - Ideas so good that you have to be forced to accept them)
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To: Eleutheria5
very strange, I saw almost the exact same article from The Financial Times over the weekend. Neither of these stories attributed the other one.

The FT story read like a DNC commercial, this one is the same just shorter.

In case anyone is concerned, the same “there is no fraud” lines are quoted, the terrible RINO in Congress are not stopping the evil radical Right from suppressing the vote, and the same 90 y.o. widow who first voted for FDR when she was 16, is quoted again.

Very strange that the foreign press chooses to reprint our failed commercial as legitimate news.

7 posted on 08/06/2012 9:42:22 AM PDT by texas booster (Join FreeRepublic's Folding@Home team (Team # 36120) Cure Alzheimer's!)
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To: wbill
As many as 5 million Illegal voters ....

There, fixed it.

8 posted on 08/06/2012 9:44:20 AM PDT by chopperman
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To: SampleMan

If I open a checking account I produced a picture ID
If I cash a check I produced a picture ID.
If I go to the White House as a tourist, picture ID required.

Get on an Airplane, go inside many government buildings, get stopped by a policeman, cash a social security check, etc etc etc.

Even the illegals have photo ID but the problem is they are fake photo IDs. My state (Texas) will provide you free of charge a photo ID if you come into the Dept. of Motor Vehicle and prove your citizenship.

The push against voter photo ID is very simply a democrat policy to make voter fraud easy.


9 posted on 08/06/2012 9:45:32 AM PDT by cpdiii (Deckhand, Roughneck, Mud Man, Geologist, Pilot, Pharmacist. THE CONSTITUTION IS WORTH DYING FOR!)
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To: Eleutheria5

Quite frankly, I don’t know that it really matters much. That is truly, when spread out, not too many and it, from what I read, seems to be hitting both sides close to equally. *shrug* But I will admit I haven’t done my usual tons of research on this one.


10 posted on 08/06/2012 9:46:36 AM PDT by RIghtwardHo
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To: wbill

Do you realize what they’re saying in this article? It’s not “You’re disenfranchising voters!” It’s, “You’re not letting us get away with voting fraud!”

They’re actually complaining that people have to provide ID to vote.

Absolutely unreal.


11 posted on 08/06/2012 9:49:23 AM PDT by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: Millicent_Hornswaggle

Was a Prosecutor for 25 years in Northern Virginia and you’d probably be stunned how many people don’t have ID. I was surprised at the number of elderly that didn’t.


12 posted on 08/06/2012 9:49:41 AM PDT by RIghtwardHo
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To: All
“Fathom the arrogance, hypocrisy and betrayal by our Government
that requires every citizen to prove they are insured under ∅Care™…
but not everyone,
including voters, must prove they are a citizen of the U.S.”

~ Enhanced version frrom Ben Stein quote


13 posted on 08/06/2012 9:53:15 AM PDT by QT3.14 (Loyalty to the country always. Loyalty to the government when it deserves it. - Mark Twain)
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To: RIghtwardHo

But this law like all of the other state anti Democrat voter fraud laws provides for free photo IDs from the state. So what is you point?


14 posted on 08/06/2012 9:55:31 AM PDT by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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To: Eleutheria5

I have a dumb question.

How do you register to vote, without an id?


15 posted on 08/06/2012 10:00:19 AM PDT by lacrew (Mr. Soetoro, we regret to inform you that your race card is over the credit limit.)
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To: Eleutheria5

I wonder if there will be an uptick in absentee ballots.

Remember, all ID states have a “provisional ballot” contingency. The vote is cast and segregated pending research of eligibility.

we have to beat the margin of fraud.


16 posted on 08/06/2012 10:41:07 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: Eleutheria5
From the time this has become an issue, these people (both the activists AND the allegedly-affected "voters") have had years to work on getting the proper voter ID for those that require it.

At the beginning of this year, you could say they had almost a year to get the ID.

Even now, they have 3 months left.

What's so frickin hard?! Instead of crying about disenfranchisement, just do the legwork to get what's needed.

(unless, of course, you have nefarious reasons) /s

17 posted on 08/06/2012 10:46:47 AM PDT by mellow velo (Oxymorons: jumbo shrimp, rap music, liberal think-tank)
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To: Eleutheria5

The dictator just dictated that illegals who steal someone’s identity cannot be deported. Which means they’ll have an I.D. when they vote.


18 posted on 08/06/2012 10:47:45 AM PDT by Terry Mross (To my kin & former friends: Don't contact me if you still love obama- We got nothing to talk about)
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To: Millicent_Hornswaggle

I had to present my driver’s license at the doctor’s office. Utter nonsense...one can’t conduct any business without one.


19 posted on 08/06/2012 10:51:01 AM PDT by freeperkiki
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To: Eleutheria5
The new ID laws, mostly in states with GOP legislatures, will affect young voters, most of whom are Democrats. They include the key states of Virginia as well as others, the London-based Financial Times reported.

Obviously they don't care they are being fed of line of nonsense - even a utility bill is good enough in Virginia. To satisfy the whining democrats and their brain dead supporters all registered voter will be mailed a new voter registration card prior to election day. Of course the dems and their brain dead supporters then proceeded to whine about that being a waste of money.

The registration card is all that is needed, so any claims about this aecting anyone is just typical dem BS.

20 posted on 08/06/2012 11:01:07 AM PDT by Gabz (Democrats for Voldemort.)
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To: mellow velo

Food stamp cards in some states have photographs of the recipient. What crap.


21 posted on 08/06/2012 12:08:56 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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