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Mon Mar 29, 2021, 09:12 PM

It's not about passing out water to people

who have to wait on lines for hours to vote.

It's about the fact that they have made it so people have to wait for hours.

This is something that mostly happens in third world countries, and it is designed to keep people from voting.

It doesn't have to be this way.

US election 2020: World reaction to long queues of voters in US
https://www.bbc.com/news/election-us-2020-54532189

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Reply It's not about passing out water to people (Original post)
edhopper Mar 29 OP
Wounded Bear Mar 29 #1
Jerry2144 Mar 29 #2
Hoyt Mar 29 #3
Buckeye_Democrat Mar 29 #4
Pepsidog Mar 29 #5
Ferrets are Cool Mar 29 #6
keithbvadu2 Mar 29 #7
BobTheSubgenius Mar 30 #8

Response to edhopper (Original post)

Mon Mar 29, 2021, 09:16 PM

1. Indeed! nt

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Response to edhopper (Original post)

Mon Mar 29, 2021, 10:10 PM

2. Right

50 feet, 100 feet, 150 feet doesnít sound bad. But why the heck do the lines have to be that long? Why canít they have more polling locations, more machines, etc? That is what angers me more, that voting is not a quick in and out for all voters

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Response to Jerry2144 (Reply #2)

Mon Mar 29, 2021, 11:00 PM

3. Because people don't vote in the 4 weeks early voting or use absentee ballots.

The lines in Georgia on Nov 3rd really werenít that bad, much better than when absentee and early voting werenít as popular.

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Response to edhopper (Original post)

Mon Mar 29, 2021, 11:05 PM

4. Exactly!

I still think it's a big explanation for the discrepancy between pre-election polls and the actual outcomes.

White rural voters aren't waiting in long lines like that!

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Response to edhopper (Original post)

Mon Mar 29, 2021, 11:12 PM

5. I live outside Philly in South Jersey suburb and never waited more than 10-15 minutes to vote. To

all those who live in states who are trying to take away your vote, donít let them. The surest way to mobilize people to vote is to make it harder to vote. Heroís like Stacy Abrams can talk about that. I guess we can thank Rs for their brazen power grab eight after a presidential election, at least we have time to fight the law and prepare the electorate for these sick new voting laws. And unless we do something about SCOTUS these outrageous laws, I fear, will be upheld. SCOTUS has already made it clear that the States have the Constitutional authority to do pretty much whatever they want when it comes to running elections as sickening as that is.

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Response to edhopper (Original post)

Mon Mar 29, 2021, 11:41 PM

6. Thank you

I've been saying this for days

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Response to edhopper (Original post)

Mon Mar 29, 2021, 11:53 PM

7. Georgia. All voting precincts should have the same number of working voting machines per number of v

Georgia. All voting precincts should have the same number of working voting machines per number of voters and the same access to vote per number of voters.

And other states.

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Response to edhopper (Original post)

Tue Mar 30, 2021, 12:19 AM

8. I can't believe everyone connected with this travesty isn't so mortified by it...

...that they can't bring themselves to show their face in public.

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