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Dufur30 November 3rd, 2014 6:47pm

Which is a bigger threat to our democracy? Voter Fraud or Voter Suppression

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11/05/14 7:02 am

Neither corrupt re-districting to guarantee victories for certain parties in certain areas is the biggest problem.

grizzy Kansas
11/04/14 11:16 pm

This is one of those issues where I actually side with Democrats. Suppression is destroying our nation. I don't care about who is or isn't getting elected because of it, but because so many votes from legal citizens are being denied of their rights.

grizzy Kansas
11/04/14 11:18 pm

The 20,000 some votes suppressed in my state would have made much of a difference in our election today, but this violation of rights isn't that far away from Napoleon in animal farm, tyranny in the name of freedom.

grizzy Kansas
11/04/14 11:21 pm

McConnell sent a mailer to voters in democrat leaning counties and urged voters to stay home and not vote, in a deceitful add titled "election violation notice" which claimed that it was illegal to vote after being fed "fraudulent information".

arctostaphylos Ankh Morpork, New York
11/04/14 7:57 pm

Voter fraud is virtually nonexistent in any statistically meaningful way. Meanwhile, groups all over the country, on all sides of all aisles, engage in deceit, trickery, and -yes- even changing laws to suppress voting by people they see as "enemies."

RepMorris Pennsylvania
11/04/14 4:06 pm

What voter suppression? Fraud is the real and active problem.

AbandonedAccnt Not here.
11/04/14 3:30 pm

Suppression of a illegal vote is a good thing.

TomLaney1 Jesus is Lord
11/04/14 1:06 pm

There is no vote suppression.

ThePhlegm The Lone Star State
11/04/14 10:58 am

Voting suppression takes a right away from one person. Voter fraud takes rights away from all Americans. So I would have to say fraud, but they are both evil. And must be remedied.

rons screw politicians
11/04/14 10:45 am

Dead democrats vote by the millions.

grizzy Kansas
11/04/14 11:23 pm

And I will believe it when any source other than satire sources like the Onion or Fox finds any evidence that your claim has any merit. They don't vote by the millions, and I am sorry you think that.

krayzewolf New Hampshire
11/03/14 2:12 pm

Voter suppression. Kinda like when the Republicans had entire counties in Maine have their votes zeroed out because they didn't vote for Romney in the primaries.

political Georgia
11/03/14 12:29 pm

The voter suppression that is currently occurring isn't in the US.

GlockMan1 Alabama
11/03/14 12:13 pm

Neither. Liberal Democrats are the biggest threat.

alek12 Orlando
11/03/14 2:09 pm

Comments and generalizations like this are bigger threats than any democrat.

ScottyDoesNo Stand back and stand by
11/03/14 12:03 pm

Voter fraud is by FAR more of a problem and is RAMPANT among the Democrat party. That's why they hate Voter ID, they can't cheat any more.

Dufur30 Oregonian
11/03/14 12:21 pm

Voter Fraud is right wing "fear mongering". It doesn't exist in any statistician measure. Oregon does mail in ballots; you have to register and sign your ballot and the signatures are verified, everyone.

Dufur30 Oregonian
11/03/14 12:23 pm

All people should vote. But making poor and old Americans, have to purchase Drivers license and wait as the DMV is just enough to make people not vote.

Dufur30 Oregonian
11/03/14 12:26 pm

It is just right wing tactics that suppress opponent voters and help their own. That is why try allows Gun license and not college ID. It goes against the values of our democracy and it something conservatives shouldn't stand for

ScottyDoesNo Stand back and stand by
11/03/14 12:30 pm

You're right, and requiring ID to drive a car is just too much of a burden for these people so let's do away with that. And showing ID to confirm credit card purchases? Why you right wing racists just hate black people, that's gone too.

ScottyDoesNo Stand back and stand by
11/03/14 12:32 pm

It never ceases to amaze me how far Democrats will go and what convoluted logic they'll use to cheat.

Dufur30 Oregonian
11/03/14 12:57 pm

You have no clue how the voting process works. There are more than one way to confirm voter identification. Adding addition hoops only has one purpose.

ScottyDoesNo Stand back and stand by
11/03/14 1:00 pm

Yes it does, prevent fraud which your side desperately needs to cheat in elections.

ScottyDoesNo Stand back and stand by
11/03/14 1:03 pm

And again, using your convoluted logic requiring ID to drive a car or use a credit card is an undue burden on these helpless minorities you think are too stupid to get something so incredibly basic.

Dufur30 Oregonian
11/03/14 1:11 pm

Drivers license is for driving, not for voting. Not everyone drives. poor people that don't have cars need a license. Old people don't drive and despite probably voting republican, I support it. It should be easy for Americans to participate.

ScottyDoesNo Stand back and stand by
11/03/14 1:18 pm

Thankfully you're fighting a losing battle as state after state are realizing the rampant fraud going on and are adopting voter ID. And then there's this *excellent* undercover work: