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´None of the above´ --- the Jeanne
Shaheen Protection Act of 2014

Washington Examiner (DC), by Joel Gehrke

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Posted By:JoniTx, 2/3/2014 10:19:44 PM

Call it the Jeanne Shaheen Protection Act of 2014: New Hampshire Democrats have introduced a bill into the state legislature that would help incumbents by allowing voters to cast a ballot for "none of the above." The Democratic lawmakers promoting the bill frame it as a populist measure. “Real choice means people have to be able to withhold their consent,” state Rep. Charles Weed, who sponsored the "None of the above" bill, told the local CBS outlet. Another Democratic proponent suggested politicians would kill the bill out of fear that "none of the above" would get the most votes. “It’s

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: TunnelRat, 2/3/2014 10:42:53 PM     (No. 9718263)

If they really don´t want us selecting "None of the Above", maybe they ought to give us some candidates who are worth voting for.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Axeman, 2/3/2014 10:45:02 PM     (No. 9718266)

´None of the above´ should mean the incumbent gets thrown out and another election should be held with different candidates.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: CleanhouseinDC, 2/3/2014 11:38:13 PM     (No. 9718314)

How funny would it be if only "none of the above" we´re elected, something that could easily happen in this political climate.

The incumbent sues to stay in office until a special election or some other court decides the "real" candidate who got the most votes is elected.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: tennman, 2/4/2014 12:30:41 AM     (No. 9718345)

Why bother even showing up? Stay home and leave the elections to people who care.

"None of the Above´ is the same as "I don´t give a sh*t".

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Reply 5 - Posted by: JustCause, 2/4/2014 12:31:57 AM     (No. 9718346)

Change name to :

First = None
Middle = Ofthe
Last = Above

The Winner !

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Trigger2, 2/4/2014 3:58:51 AM     (No. 9718413)

Oh, I´m sure there´s a little provision in the bill that should ´None of the above´ win, the seat automatically goes to a DNC communist.

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