Most new voting suppression laws since Reconstruction

These laws, often modeled on draft legislation from the American Legislative Exchange Council, a consortium of conservative state legislators, will have the effect of disenfranchising millions of voters, all in order to address a vote fraud “epidemic” that should be filed somewhere between the Loch Ness Monster and the Tooth Fairy in the annals of modern fairy tales. As Weiser notes, none of this is casual or accidental: “If you want to find another period in which this many new laws were passed restricting voting, you have to go back more than a century—to the post-Reconstruction era, when Southern states passed a host of Jim Crow voting laws”

Hrrm…now we see how far “back” they want to take the country. — Ohio Republicans want to disallow ballots with errors caused by poll workers. – Slate Magazine

Conservative Activist proves you can break election law by breaking election laws

In the video, he identifies himself as Bolton and –according to the narrator – is offered Bolton’s ballot. An unedited, three-and-a-half-hour version of the videotape on Veritas’ own website, though, shows that editors snipped out a key piece of the video: a poll worker asking the 20-something impersonator if he is Michael G. Bolton Junior. The Veritas operative says yes. Michael G. Bolton Jr. , who has the same address as his father, is very much alive. His mother, Winifred Bolton, was the first member of the family to find out that something odd had happened at their polling place, Martin Middle School in Raleigh.

This is the kind of idiocy congressional Republicans took time oh to honor, may I remind you. —- Sting video about N.C. voting called incorrect, ‘infuriating’ – Elections –