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North Carolina Republicans conspired to limit early voting to keep African-Americans from the polls

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A line of people trying to register in a priority book to take a voter registration test in Selma, Alabama, Feb. 17, 1965. (Credit: AP)


A new report has revealed that North Carolina Republicans conspired to limit the operating hours of early voting polling places, in the hopes it would limit minority turnout.

Emails uncovered by Reuters through a public records request revealed that local Republican leaders lobbied at least 17 county election boards to limit the hours that voting sites could stay open — particularly to cut down on weekends and evenings, when Democratic voter turnout tends to be higher.

They also insisted that county election boards open fewer voting sites. State Republican officials claimed they opposed keeping polls open during evenings and weekends because they wanted to conserve county resources.

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http://www.salon.com/2016/11/03/nor...ing-to-keep-african-americans-from-the-polls/
 

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North Carolina Republithe conspired to limit early voting to keep African-Americans from the polls

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A line of people trying to register in a priority book to take a voter registration test in Selma, Alabama, Feb. 17, 1965. (Credit: AP)


A new report has revealed that North Carolina Republicans conspired to limit the operating hours of early voting polling places, in the hopes it would limit minority turnout.

Emails uncovered by Reuters through a public records request revealed that local Republican leaders lobbied at least 17 county election boards to limit the hours that voting sites could stay open — particularly to cut down on weekends and evenings, when Democratic voter turnout tends to be higher.

They also insisted that county election boards open fewer voting sites. State Republican officials claimed they opposed keeping polls open during evenings and weekends because they wanted to conserve county resources.

Read more

http://www.salon.com/2016/11/03/nor...ing-to-keep-african-americans-from-the-polls/

Another case of how inherently dishonest the white media coverage remains about who is truly attempting to rig the game!!!!!
 

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