State lawmakers voted Tuesday to restore, long-term, the final Saturday of early voting and passed new absentee ballot fraud protections in an elections bill that also extends the life of soon-to-be-outlawed touchscreen voting machines. Read the article at Daily Stock Dish.
Early voting is a “reform” that states should reconsider. Its disadvantages seem to outweigh its benefits.
Until the late 1980s, Americans had two ways to vote: (1) in person on Election Day, or (2) absentee ballots sent through the mail or voted in person at county election departments prior to Election Day.
‘Mandatory voter registration’ is a bad idea.
States have the constitutional prerogative to regulate early voting and same-day registration.
The claims made by DOJ and the Obama administration’s political allies boiled down to this: all of the reforms were discriminatory.
Liberals support automatic registration, abandoning common sense.
As a result of North Carolina’s changes in its election laws, not only did turnout not decrease as opponents had predicted it would, but turnout actually went up.