Intimidating voters

Posted by / 12-Sep-2019 23:35

Intimidating voters

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His replacement, Emilio Vazquez, had to run a write-in campaign, as did several others, including Green Party candidate Cheri Honkala.Trump doesn’t explicitly say the “other place” needs to be somewhere nonwhite people are voting. It’s really hard to overstate how alarming this is.Sometimes he says “specific areas”; on one occasion, during an appearance in Pennsylvania, he called out Philadelphia. As experts explain in the Boston Globe article, it’s one thing to have election monitors stationed at polling places to make sure poll workers and campaign volunteers aren’t breaking election law; it’s quite another to encourage groups of vigilantes to hang out at polling places in unfamiliar neighborhoods, with the stated goal of making people feel too uncomfortable to vote if they look like they shouldn’t be voting.” state Republican chairman Rob Gleason said in a statement.Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has turned his attention to Pennsylvania in the final days of the race, as polls there have tightened in a state that President Obama’s campaign believed it would win fairly easily. Romney turned out about 30,000 supporters Sunday night at a rally in the Philadelphia suburbs.

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He tells them that after they vote on November 8, it’s their duty to go en masse to “some other place” and make sure that no one’s engaging in voter fraud. In other words, Webb, to all appearances, isn’t just planning to make voters feel “a little bit nervous” if they “can’t speak American” (i.e., might be noncitizens and might be trying to vote illegally).

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