The ‘smoking gun’ proving North Carolina Republicans tried to disenfranchise black voters

Discussion in 'Election Forums' started by Synthaholic, Jul 30, 2016.

  1. Hutch Starskey
    Offline

    Hutch Starskey Gold Member

    Joined:
    Mar 24, 2015
    Messages:
    14,969
    Thanks Received:
    2,079
    Trophy Points:
    290
    Ratings:
    +6,965
    If they're just voting in the general how would that change anything?
     
  2. TNHarley
    Offline

    TNHarley Diamond Member

    Joined:
    Sep 27, 2012
    Messages:
    56,289
    Thanks Received:
    8,276
    Trophy Points:
    2,030
    Ratings:
    +55,837
    poor blacks, they are so disenfranchised
    Without IDs that means no gov welfare, electricity, write checks, use credit cards, get loans, get alcohol or tobacco, get insurance for a car etc etc etc
    How do they get by? :dunno:
     
  3. martybegan
    Offline

    martybegan Diamond Member

    Joined:
    Apr 5, 2010
    Messages:
    41,253
    Thanks Received:
    5,698
    Trophy Points:
    1,840
    Ratings:
    +20,891
    If they are from another State it changes things with regards to president, US senate and governor elections.If they are from another congressional district in changes things in the House as well.
     
  4. Hutch Starskey
    Offline

    Hutch Starskey Gold Member

    Joined:
    Mar 24, 2015
    Messages:
    14,969
    Thanks Received:
    2,079
    Trophy Points:
    290
    Ratings:
    +6,965
    If they just had a general election ballot, they only vote for president. That has nothing to do with Congress. The issue was not permitting students to use their student ID to vote, not whether they could vote. Obviously NC allows them to vote.
     
  5. WorldWatcher
    Offline

    WorldWatcher Gold Member

    Joined:
    Dec 28, 2010
    Messages:
    7,740
    Thanks Received:
    1,433
    Trophy Points:
    255
    Location:
    VA
    Ratings:
    +2,337

    Why should non-residents vote locally, they should vote in the locality where they are a resident.


    >>>>
     
  6. WorldWatcher
    Offline

    WorldWatcher Gold Member

    Joined:
    Dec 28, 2010
    Messages:
    7,740
    Thanks Received:
    1,433
    Trophy Points:
    255
    Location:
    VA
    Ratings:
    +2,337

    Voter registration isn't segregated into local, state, and federal. There is on registration for all three and normally you have to meet residency requirements to register.

    >>>>
     
  7. WorldWatcher
    Offline

    WorldWatcher Gold Member

    Joined:
    Dec 28, 2010
    Messages:
    7,740
    Thanks Received:
    1,433
    Trophy Points:
    255
    Location:
    VA
    Ratings:
    +2,337
    There is no ballot where "they only vote for president". Ballots include all elections - local, state, and federal.


    >>>>
     
  8. Hutch Starskey
    Offline

    Hutch Starskey Gold Member

    Joined:
    Mar 24, 2015
    Messages:
    14,969
    Thanks Received:
    2,079
    Trophy Points:
    290
    Ratings:
    +6,965
    Which students do.
     
  9. Hutch Starskey
    Offline

    Hutch Starskey Gold Member

    Joined:
    Mar 24, 2015
    Messages:
    14,969
    Thanks Received:
    2,079
    Trophy Points:
    290
    Ratings:
    +6,965
    The concern I responded to was students voting in local elections. I suggested that as a solution to that supposed problem. They could certainly make that a reality if they wished.
     
  10. Hutch Starskey
    Offline

    Hutch Starskey Gold Member

    Joined:
    Mar 24, 2015
    Messages:
    14,969
    Thanks Received:
    2,079
    Trophy Points:
    290
    Ratings:
    +6,965
    You don't read well. The issue wasn't whether or not students could or should vote, it was that they were not permitted to use their student ID to do so. That means they are able to register and vote but need a separate ID to do so.
     

Share This Page