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Friday, August 10, 2012

Over 75 million eligible people in the USA do not vote

This article touches on the reasons why... here.

Interesting points of note:

"Texas declines to recognize student IDs, it accepts concealed-weapons licenses for voting purposes."

"Thirteen percent of African-American men have lost the suffrage on account of convictions — seven times the national average."

More information:

The Challenge of Obtaining Voter Identification

PA State Secretary Announces New Voter ID Card to act as safety net

National Survey Shows Support for Voter ID Laws Strongest Among Those with Negative Attitudes Toward African Americans

Justice Department Investigates Pennsylvania Voter ID Law

State by State Voter ID Laws

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