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Leahy: Automatic Voter Registration
´Should Not be a Partisan Issue´

PJ Media, by Karl Herchenroeder

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Posted By:Hazymac, 6/17/2017 7:47:22 AM

WASHINGTON – Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday introduced legislation that would automatically register voters who transmit information to state and federal agencies, potentially adding 50 million new voters around the country. In introducing the legislation on the House Floor, Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) discussed Shelby County v. Holder, a 2013 Supreme Court decision that struck down certain aspects of the 1965 Voting Rights Act and eliminated the need for nine states to seek federal approval for altering voting laws. Central to the decision was the debate over racial discrimination through polling laws. Controversial voting laws in Texas and South Carolina went into effect

Many of us suspect that there are literally millions of ineligible voters participating in American elections, and that the democrats want them all to get in there and vote. Chances are slim that any of these felons will ever be prosecuted. Their illegal votes elect mostly Democrats. With principle and a smattering of moxie, a stop can be put to this. There´s no excuse for it.


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Reply 1 - Posted by: susieq1, 6/17/2017 8:08:04 AM     (No. 11289275)

If a person can legally vote then they should care enough to go and register without this motor voter and automatic voter registration.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Golfer24, 6/17/2017 8:11:22 AM     (No. 11289279)

Any time the Democrats want to modernize the voter registration process you know it is code for registering illegal voters.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: foont, 6/17/2017 8:12:16 AM     (No. 11289280)

What ought to happen is that the franchise should be restricted, not expanded. Too many ignorant fools and welfare state leeches vote not to mention illegals.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Refried, 6/17/2017 8:12:59 AM     (No. 11289281)

These thugs never give up, do they?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: strike3, 6/17/2017 8:17:25 AM     (No. 11289287)

One does not have to know how to write to get a voter ID. They will also take your picture even if you are as ugly as the south end of a northbound jackass. That´s why it´s so infuriating for a white, English speaking American citizen to have to produce a couple of forms of ID, proof of residence and birth certificate for a drivers´ license but if you walk up to the window speaking another language, you are whisked through the process like you belong there. Voters should be American citizens in good legal standing but that would erase the democrat party forever. Second opinion, Leahy is an idiot, always has been.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Bpl40, 6/17/2017 8:24:51 AM     (No. 11289300)

Why.not just have voting machines in Mexico City that can vote only Democrat? They won´t have bother to come all the way north.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: TOOTALL, 6/17/2017 8:28:40 AM     (No. 11289304)

Voter ID, and some incentive to vote or financial penalty for not voting.

It appears that MOST if not ALL Politicians lie by directly misrepresenting or omission.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: thusnelda, 6/17/2017 8:29:19 AM     (No. 11289306)

Do not forget that the political polls that the media uses to influence the public thinking are based on the percentage of registered voters in each party. If automatic registration happens, then all sorts of people who aren´t interested in voting will be added to the rolls of both parties. But there will probably be many more Democrats, which will skew the poll samples towards the Democrats. Then we will never get anything more than the kind of polling we got for the 2016 presidential election.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: stablemoney, 6/17/2017 8:40:20 AM     (No. 11289318)

The trouble with voter registration is that it is citizen registration, and the authorities use those rolls to find you. Maybe you want to be left alone. There are a lot of issues with how these voter rolls are used. A lot of people do not trust the government. I don´t wonder why.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Maggie2u, 6/17/2017 8:43:29 AM     (No. 11289322)

True story. Two people running for mayor of Seattle have said that non citizens should have the right to vote. I asked if anyone, anywhere could vote if they were able to get a ballot. haven´t had an answer to that question.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: hpmatt, 6/17/2017 8:49:30 AM     (No. 11289330)

States enroll voters and conduct their elections, not Feds. Not Constitutional, but Feds have been encroaching for years.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Califedup, 6/17/2017 9:02:06 AM     (No. 11289340)

Leahy - Another criminally corrupt democrat communist Senator who should be in jail for treason.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: philsner, 6/17/2017 9:02:29 AM     (No. 11289341)

Liberalism is like rust. It never sleeps. In addition; liberals lie.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: franq, 6/17/2017 9:10:06 AM     (No. 11289351)

Not until they´re 6 feet under, #4. And even then, they still vote.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: JansGraphix, 6/17/2017 9:26:01 AM     (No. 11289366)

Good ´ol ´Leaky´ Leahy.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Italianlooks, 6/17/2017 9:57:07 AM     (No. 11289408)

Leaky Leahy the one has lmisrepresented most of his life believes in favor automatic voter registration, he is STG SchultzI I know nothing, vote here!
Leahy is a certified Ass of the first order!

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Reply 17 - Posted by: lostinmassachusetts, 6/17/2017 10:20:23 AM     (No. 11289433)

But it IS a partisan issue if only the corrupt Democrats support it.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: barryno, 6/17/2017 10:25:12 AM     (No. 11289437)

Voting is a duty of the citizen to his/her country. It is a responsibility, and the right of a citizen.

Anything that endangers that must be harshly eliminated. Making it ´easier´ to vote, makes it easier tp cheat.

I personally believe that voter fraud is even more serious than 1st degree, premeditated murder. If someone is proven to be defrauding authentic voters with any form of voting fraud, they should be immediately executed.

Mr. Leahy... Given my views... just what are you really intending with your ´automatic voter registration´?

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Reply 19 - Posted by: snichols, 6/17/2017 10:28:08 AM     (No. 11289439)

anything Leahy is for, I´m against. He is pond scum in my opinion from watching him operate in the senate.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Davids918, 6/17/2017 10:48:37 AM     (No. 11289463)

What this would seem to indicate is they want to be able to communicate with those receiving any sort of government assistance, and add them to their algorithms.

Leahy may have found the solution for issuing a voter ID card.

Take this further, and set it all up with a fingerprint system that´s connected across state lines, so it can be quickly searched for potential violators of any sort of crime, including illegally voting, obtaining more "state" benefits in multiple jurisdictions.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: BeatleJeff, 6/17/2017 11:27:10 AM     (No. 11289485)

This is only a rest stop on the highway to their ultimate goal: automatic voting. You don´t bother to vote, we´ll automatically cast your vote for you (and of course, we´ll get to pick which candidate you vote for, too).

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Reply 23 - Posted by: MassJim, 6/17/2017 11:46:32 AM     (No. 11289500)

Automatic Voter Registration ´Should Not be a Partisan Issue´
I wholeheartedly agree. Every loyal American, regardless of party affiliation, should be vehemently against this blatant attempt to allow illegal aliens to cast a vote.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Crashnburn, 6/17/2017 11:53:36 AM     (No. 11289503)

How about a bill that requires proof of tax payments to be eligible to vote? That proves you have some skin in the game. Eons ago, only property owners could vote.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: rolfnader, 6/17/2017 12:18:20 PM     (No. 11289527)

Of course this bill will be killed. That´s the reason this horse´s ass it putting it forward. Their old story about white conservatives not wanting blacks and hispanics to vote has gone stale.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 6/17/2017 12:37:42 PM     (No. 11289545)

Next up from Leaky Leahy will be legislation allowing the Democrat Party to "auto-vote" for all "eligible" voters.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: JediJerry, 6/17/2017 12:43:19 PM     (No. 11289553)

Automatically registered as a democrat. Add this to Puerto Rico becoming a State and the Dems will have permanent control of the country for generations to come.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 6/17/2017 1:31:34 PM     (No. 11289593)

Leaky Leahy, still pushing corruption. How that vile man still has a seat in congress is beyond me.

I guess VT doesn´t mind loose lips responsible for getting people killed, or corrupt commies who throw democrat elections for vacation houses and cars. Doesn´t bode well for the reputation of their state or the intelligence of their residents.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: caljeepgirl, 6/17/2017 1:46:15 PM     (No. 11289607)

Every right has a corresponding responsibility. That´s a concept that´s pretty much foreign (sorry) to Democrats.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: agrunt, 6/17/2017 2:51:03 PM     (No. 11289657)

If you cannot get up enough energy to register in person and don´t have a true problem with the ability to move (MD approved) then you shouldn´t vote.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: Bugboy, 6/18/2017 9:48:46 AM     (No. 11290223)

For years Democrats have been pushing any scheme that will bring in thousands of aliens, legal and illegal, so they can get new voters.

Too bad, they don´t love this country enough to go to the polls and abide by the will of the people.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: Smart11344, 6/18/2017 12:10:44 PM     (No. 11290418)

Automatic voter registrataion is just another one of the ´Rats scam on America. A death certificate isn´t ID to allow you to vote.

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In Gainesville, Florida, workers hired by the Daughters of the Confederacy chipped away at a Confederate soldier´s statue, loaded it quietly on a truck and drove away with little fanfare. In Baltimore, Mayor Catherine Pugh said she´s ready to tear down all of her city´s Confederate statues, and the city council voted to have them destroyed. San Antonio lawmakers are looking ahead to removing a statue that many people wrongly assumed represented a famed Texas leader who died at the Alamo. Some people refused to wait. Protesters in Durham, North Carolina, used a rope to pull down the nearly century-old

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