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Marc McCole
Marc McCole Campaign leader

This is unexpected, but awesome.

GOP Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner pledges to fix Voting Rights Act in 2013

Washington Post
Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.) said Monday that he will attempt to replace, by the end of the year, the portion of the Voting Rights Act that was struck down by the Supreme Court. Sensenbrenner’s comments came Monday at an event hosted by the Republican National Committee, commemorating the March on Washington. Sensenbrenner said he wants to…Read More
Marc McCole
Marc McCole Campaign leader

A fair perspective on the _potential_ futility of restrictive voting measures. You can't block a wave.

North Carolina Voter ID Law Won't Save GOP From Demographic Change

New Republic
Read Later READ LATER Available only to subscribers. SUBSCRIBE TODAY Listen ARTICLE AUDIO Font Size TYPE SIZE Small Medium Large Facebook POST TO FACEBOOK POST Twitter POST TO TWITTER POST Last night, one of the strictest voter ID laws in the country went into effect in North Carolina. In reality, the law is a sort of “voter…Read More
Marc McCole
Marc McCole Campaign leader

three voting precincts consolidated into 1; meant to service 9,340 active and inactive voters at a location that has 28 parking spots, of…Read More

<b>UPDATE:</b> Boone voters must share lone polling place

WCNC.com
by JEREMY MARKOVICH / NBC Charlotte WCNC.com Posted on August 20, 2013 at 7:31 PM Updated yesterday at 6:31 PM BOONE, N.C. – If Appalachian State University students want to vote, most of them will have to take a longer walk to the polls. At their August 12 meeting, the Watauga County Board of Elections, made up of two Republicans and one…Read More
Marc McCole
Marc McCole Campaign leader

On one proposal to consolidate three Boone precincts into one, a proposal which eliminates an early-voting and Election Day polling site on…Read More

Watauga elections board’s minutes changed at request of chairman

News-Record.com
BOONE — Wide sections of a first draft of minutes for a contentious meeting on Aug. 12 of the Watauga County Elections Board were erased at the request of the board chairman, increasing concerns among some critics here about what in their view is an erosion of transparency. A third, revised version of the meeting minutes was approved 2-1 on…Read More
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