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There are a number of methods Republicans have been using to systematically rig elections.
ID requirements have been used to limit certain populations from voting.
Alabama passed a law requiring voters to have state ID, then closed the offices where most blacks live.
The Texas voter ID law was very effective: it blocked 9% of the voters in a Hispanic-majority district.
Racist Republican politicians are charging ahead in implementing voter-suppression measures that were blocked under the Voting Rights Act before the Supreme Court threw it away.
Limited hours for polling places or places to aquire required IDs in minority heavy areas have been used to prevent voting.
One county in Georgia admitted to Organized disenfranchisement of black voters, but surely it's not the only one.
Whereas Alabama, which requires a driver's license or similar ID to vote, is talking about closing most of the driver's license offices. The wealthy will be able to afford to get a driver's license. Pesky poor people won't.
Republicans are imposing new kinds of voter suppression laws in swing states, designed to hamper poor, minority and old people from voting.
Some US states provide fewer resources to voting places with more minority groups, causing long waiting lines.
One must suspect this is another method of Republican voter suppression.
The head of the Missouri Republican Party thinks it is shameful that voter registration booths have been set up in Ferguson.
Republicans can't count on voter-suppression laws to prevent black citizens from voting; some of them will succeed in voting if they try.
Up to 10 million poor US voters could be disenfranchised by Republican voter-suppression.
The ID office that opens only 4 days a year demonstrates the malicious spirit of these laws. Disenfranchising the poor is their purpose, not a byproduct, as a Pennsylvania Republican admitted.
Republicans in Ohio fired Democratic election commissioners for not following orders to vote against allowing early voting on the weekend.
Voter suppression is the general strategy of Republicans in this election, and it shows their intent to force themselves on the country.
Redrawing districts to ensure results is common.
North Carolina Republicans want to restructure local governments to give control to Republicans.
The Republican Party's motto is, "Take power by any possible means."
US democracy is being crushed by voter-suppression and gerrymandering.
In some cases, Republicans have used false information to lower voter turnout.
The Republican Party has no shame, and would boast of successfully stealing an election.
Dubya's campaign stole the 2000 election by deliberatly dropping voters.
Massive Republican voter-suppression is stealing the election. Millions of eligible voters may be blocked using dishonest excuses.
Damning proof of Republican efforts to steal the 2004 election through voter suppression.
The most dangerous criminals in the US work for Bush, and were rewarded by him for this crime.
Greg Palast, who broke the story on how Bush blocked some 50,000 Florida voters from voting, now reports on additional voter-suppression practices.
It is clear that the Republican Party hired people to brainstorm every possible way they could block Democrats from voting. By my book, this makes them the enemies of Democracy.
The Republican-dominated government of North Carolina is doing something to obstruct voter registration by citizens applying for food stamps.
This appears to violate a federal law, and various organizations will sue.
Sabu Williams tried to register voters in Florida on behalf of the NAACP, and was threatened with prosecution under Florida's voter suppression laws.
Wisconsin Republicans want to permit unlimited secret money in political campaigns, cripple ethics and election law enforcement and make it harder for many people to vote.
In the Republican Party's ideal world, only millionaires could vote.
Republicans pushing voter-suppression laws cite imaginary voter fraud. There is no evidence it exists, but some newspapers feel obliged to present two sides of every disagreement.
Election rigging may exist in the US, but that's a different issue.
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