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When 1,099 Felons Vote In A Race Won By 312 Ballots

Tever Wrote: Aug 14, 2012 11:06 AM
Which does not negate the fact that if it is illegal to vote in any state, then it is illegal, whether or whether not that you agree with it or think it is fair. Nor does your opinion change the fact that if they do vote, it disenfranchises all the other votes of "legal" voters. If they are voting, it is a problem, and everything should be done to stop them. If you feel bad that they don't enjoy the same rights as non felons, get active and change the laws. But please do not try to win your argument against voter ID by claiming the law is unjust, therefor they should be allowed to vote.
In the eyes of the Obama administration, most Democratic lawmakers and left-leaning editorial pages across the country, voter fraud is a problem that doesn't exist. Allegations of fraud, they say, are little more than pretexts conjured up by Republicans to justify voter ID laws designed to suppress Democratic turnout.

That argument becomes much harder to make after reading a discussion of the 2008 Minnesota Senate race in "Who's Counting?", a new book by conservative journalist John Fund and former Bush Justice Department official Hans von Spakovsky. Although the authors cover the whole range of voter fraud issues, their chapter on Minnesota...