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Clinton, Dems to sue Az over voting troubles

The Democratic Party and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's campaign plan to sue Arizona over voting access following hours-long waits by voters in its March 22 primary contest.... Read more»

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Apr 14, 2016, 3:26 pm
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I absolutely hate the sickening yet predictable racial spin that is being put on this. People of ALL colors were equally affected by this fiasco. It was done purely out of incompetence and not racially motivated. I am sick to death of the types that see racism everywhere.

That said, I’m glad a lawsuit is being filed. But, what’s going to come of it? It isn’t going to change any results. By the time we get to a do-over (if it comes to that) it wouldn’t mean anything, anyway.

Another thing, why is it Clinton’s campaign doing this? She won Arizona (for reasons I’ll never understand). A do-over can only hurt her at this point.

The Democratic lawsuit also alleges that “more minority voters will likely be disenfranchised in future elections as the direct result of a new state law enacted in March, which makes it a felony for one voter to turn in a signed, sealed ballot to the county registrar on behalf of another voter.”

Please, please, please, please, please leave this common-sense law in place. If we have to do early voting anyway, no one but the postman or the voter himself should be bringing in the ballot. The security of elections is far too lax as it is. What’s to stop someone from party A to say to voters of party B “Sure, give me your ballots. I’ll turn them all in, I promise”, and then just proceeding to use the ballots for firewood? That law disenfranchises no one. Leave it alone.

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Apr 14, 2016, 3:31 pm
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And, another thought…why is this proposed lawsuit making no mention of the apparent DMV end of the fiasco, the one that turned Dems and Reps into Independents? They get no pity from me; I say if they weren’t part of the two-party problem to begin with then it would have never happened to them. But, it is still a problem that should have never happened, and thousands of voters were denied the right to participate the in the two-party idiocy that has ruined our country and is only making it worse each passing year.

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Voters waited in line for more than an hour at a Tempe polling place Tuesday, March 22.

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