Monthly Archive: April 2013

Legislative Advisory on SB 667

The bill to “Equalizing Voter Rights” achieves this purpose by providing consequences for college students wishing to abuse a “right” given them by the US Supreme Court. While this bill will not stop students from registering and voting at their temporary college address, it will hold them accountable for this action as adults. Either the …

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Democracy dies quietly in Virginia

On Killing *Effective* Voter ID Laws Journal Entry—APR 5, 2013—With apologies to the late, Hunter S. Thompson, it’s time to write an obituary for free elections in Virginia, with the headline, “Democracy dies quietly in Virginia.” We fear that North Carolina is close behind our northern neighbor. Last week Virginia’s, Republican Governor Bob McDonnell paved …

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Time to Equalize the Vote! (The facts about college student voting.)

(Raleigh, NC)—APR 3, 2013—Voter Integrity Project applauds (NC) State Senators Bill Cook, Norman Sanderson and Ronald Rabin for introducing an election reform law that will encourage college students to vote from their home-of-record instead of from their temporary college addresses. These Senate bills come after a Buncombe County Commissioner race that was flipped by student …

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