Fortunately, federal courts have moved quickly to end this nonsense--a superior court judge struck down the Georgia law requiring voters
to produce a state-issued voter
ID at the polls.
After marking a ballot, each voter
detaches and shreds the portion with the printed candidate names.
A problem with estimating how serious the threat of voter
fraud is today is that any investigation of retail vote fraud must start with voter
registration lists, but verifications of such lists, and even the investigations themselves, are frequently blocked by politicians or by courts.
The new membership recruiting initiative has begun and the five local Leagues to participate in the one-year pilot project are being chosen as this Voter
goes to press.
If a voter
is wrongly removed from the rolls in the future, he or she should be able to file a provisional ballot.
Among the better-known players in mobilizing young voters
through arts and culture is the National Hip Hop Political Convention, Russell Simmons' Hip Hop Summit, Black Youth Vote, Punk Voter
, Music for America, Head Count and The Next Wave of Women in Power, with their "We Got Issues" CD.
Ryan Friedrichs, 27, the Young Voter
Alliance's campaign director and the only straight white male on his staff, knows that coalition-building is no picnic.
Why do you think voter
turnout among 18-to-24-year-olds has decreased since 1972?
HOW IT WORKS: Pollworkers give voter
a card with perforated holes, which is placed in a holder.
Some among us participated in the civil rights movement, as well as the efforts to enfranchise young adults, and we have shared memories of that time with the young voters
of the twenty-first century.
In the fall of 1999, Robertson announced that the 2000 elections would see the Christian Coalition prepare and distribute more voter
guides than ever.
com is committed to reconnecting the voter
to the democratic process.