One vote denied is one too many

  • Article by: KEITH ELLISON
  • Updated: March 13, 2012 - 7:20 PM

It's important to remember the price that was paid to win the right to vote.

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freewheelerMar. 13, 12 6:54 PM

One vote cast illegally is one too many. That illegal vote disenfranchises those of us that are legal voters in the district the vote is cast. Individuals need to have some responsibility in the voting process and that responsibility is to make sure you are properly registered, even if it is the same day.

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andersj9Mar. 13, 12 6:54 PM

One voter unconfirmed is also one too many. Ellison is a bright legislator and should find a way to make this happen; if solving the issue is in his interest.

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munsterlandrMar. 13, 12 6:59 PM

One vote denied is one too many. Again, the Rep assumes that ANYBODY that shows up at the voting booth should be permitted to vote no matter what, even if they have 3 red "I voted" stickers on their sleeve, let 'em vote again right Keith?

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munsterlandrMar. 13, 12 7:01 PM

One illegal voter cancels the vote of a single tax paying legal citizen - and that could be YOUR vote. Of course, if your vote is for the Democrat, you will welcome with open arms every single illegal voter.

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schuuuMar. 13, 12 7:12 PM

I like that title. "One fraudulent vote is one too many!" Nobody is being denied the right to vote if they are honestly eligible. If they needed an ID,their ID's would be paid for,they would be driven around as needed to get it, or someone would come to them to see that they got one. This is purely political! It's only common sense to require an ID for something as important as voting for our leaders. I don't want dead people, or illegals voting, or having people vote twice. How do you know that isn't happening if you don't qualify voters? This is purely political on the part of the left. Are they okay with voter fraud?

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netjesMar. 13, 12 7:19 PM

I'm preaching to the choir here, but each *illegal* vote cancels out each vote that someone died to protect. It makes those deaths meaningless.

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goferfanzMar. 13, 12 7:34 PM

And do any of you think illegal immigrants vote illegally in sanctuary cities in America? Let me think about that.....hmmmmm..........

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cootoriginalMar. 13, 12 7:39 PM

The senator is in LALA land on this one.

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sharkysharkMar. 13, 12 7:40 PM

Elections are only held every couple years. If you can't be bothered to make the effort to get an ID and get registered like the rest of us, maybe you should just stay home on election day.

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cwabhlMar. 13, 12 7:44 PM

I lost or had my wallet stolen the day before the election, I have never missed the opportunity to cast my vote, and thank God I was not denied the opportunity to cast it due to losing my wallet.

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