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lazyshoes: libertarirynn: julad: thisdiscontentedwinter: salparadisewasright: sapphicdalliances: jonpertwee: hamfistedbunvendor: jonpertwee: I feel like this would be a slippery slope towards making it illegal for people to choose to not vote. that’s already how it is in australia That’s just so fucked up. :( Do certain medical conditions exempt you? ?????? why is it be fucked up to have compulsory voting? that’s the way it is in most democratic countries? it’s a part of being a citizen, like paying taxes and obeying speed limits? the fine for not voting is only like $50 and because of the compulsory voting law, our country bends over backwards to make it accessible: it’s always on a weekend, lasts most of the day, and is set up at schools and community centers so there’s one within easy reach of almost everybody. you can also mail your ballot or vote early if you’ll be out of the country on the day. like, IT’S EASY TO VOTE, and the penalty isn’t even that ridiculous. i don’t understand why the usa doesn’t have this, except obviously it would make it harder to literally stop minorities from voting. I think we Americans tend to forget that a lot of other countries don’t actively work to make it harder to vote. Adding to this here, in Australia you don’t have to vote. Or, more precisely, there’s no way they can tell if you ruined your ballot. You have to turn up, get your name marked off, but you can put a line through the ballot if you don’t think any of the candidates are worth voting for. Or do this:  Or this:  Or this:  You have get your name crossed off (if you don’t want to wear the fine), but you don’t have to make your vote counted if you’re opposed to it.  And it is so, so easy to vote. Stuck at work or on holidays? That’s fine. Do a postal vote.  Stuck in hospital? That’s fine. They’ll go to you. Stuck in an old people’s home and can’t get around? Again, they’ll go to you. It’s amazing to me that it’s so hard for so many Americans to actually vote. If you make it compulsory, than at least the government is obligated to provide you with the means to vote.  And look, I get it. Sometimes I don’t want to vote either. But I suck it up, I walk three minutes down the street, and I hope that this year they’re selling lamingtons again. Oh, and I buy a democracy sausage, which, even if all the candidates suck, makes the effort of turning up pretty worthwhile.  ALSO, you can see even on the fucked up ballots that you NUMBER CANDIDATES IN ORDER OF PREFERENCE. There’s no need to calculate whether I would be throwing away my vote on the candidate that I most agree with if they’re not from a major party. I can say, I want that independent person to get in, but if not them, give me Big Party A, and if not them, that minor party person is still better that Big Party B, and I’m not giving any preference to the Lunatic Fringe Party. Our system certainly has some issues still, but I can show up to somewhere nearby, line up for a few minutes (if at all), vote exactly in line with my values (on paper, leaving a paper trail that can be recounted), and then buy a sausage and some home made cupcakes on my way out. A country’s voting system matters a hell of a lot and every citizen deserves one that makes it easy to vote and results in a government that is representational and accountable. And by the way, one time I had a bad asthma flare-up on Election Day and didn’t make it to my polling station. I got my fine in the mail, I filled out the form explaining why I couldn’t vote, no more fine. I would rather have, you know, expressed my preference for who should run my country, but they were cool with the fact that I couldn’t do it that day. I still don’t like the idea that I have to vote if I don’t want to. Why the hell should that be mandatory? Because it forces people to participate in deciding how their country is run, which is a good thing. It also forces the government to hear your opinion, which is a good thing. You can still protest the candidates by throwing away your vote, but then you have to acknowledge the fact that you decided to not to care enough to pick your favorite candidate. “Because it forces people to participate in deciding how their country is run, which is a good thing.”>Implying that we actually have any say in how the country is run: lazyshoes: libertarirynn: julad: thisdiscontentedwinter: salparadisewasright: sapphicdalliances: jonpertwee: hamfistedbunvendor: jonpertwee: I feel like this would be a slippery slope towards making it illegal for people to choose to not vote. that’s already how it is in australia That’s just so fucked up. :( Do certain medical conditions exempt you? ?????? why is it be fucked up to have compulsory voting? that’s the way it is in most democratic countries? it’s a part of being a citizen, like paying taxes and obeying speed limits? the fine for not voting is only like $50 and because of the compulsory voting law, our country bends over backwards to make it accessible: it’s always on a weekend, lasts most of the day, and is set up at schools and community centers so there’s one within easy reach of almost everybody. you can also mail your ballot or vote early if you’ll be out of the country on the day. like, IT’S EASY TO VOTE, and the penalty isn’t even that ridiculous. i don’t understand why the usa doesn’t have this, except obviously it would make it harder to literally stop minorities from voting. I think we Americans tend to forget that a lot of other countries don’t actively work to make it harder to vote. Adding to this here, in Australia you don’t have to vote. Or, more precisely, there’s no way they can tell if you ruined your ballot. You have to turn up, get your name marked off, but you can put a line through the ballot if you don’t think any of the candidates are worth voting for. Or do this:  Or this:  Or this:  You have get your name crossed off (if you don’t want to wear the fine), but you don’t have to make your vote counted if you’re opposed to it.  And it is so, so easy to vote. Stuck at work or on holidays? That’s fine. Do a postal vote.  Stuck in hospital? That’s fine. They’ll go to you. Stuck in an old people’s home and can’t get around? Again, they’ll go to you. It’s amazing to me that it’s so hard for so many Americans to actually vote. If you make it compulsory, than at least the government is obligated to provide you with the means to vote.  And look, I get it. Sometimes I don’t want to vote either. But I suck it up, I walk three minutes down the street, and I hope that this year they’re selling lamingtons again. Oh, and I buy a democracy sausage, which, even if all the candidates suck, makes the effort of turning up pretty worthwhile.  ALSO, you can see even on the fucked up ballots that you NUMBER CANDIDATES IN ORDER OF PREFERENCE. There’s no need to calculate whether I would be throwing away my vote on the candidate that I most agree with if they’re not from a major party. I can say, I want that independent person to get in, but if not them, give me Big Party A, and if not them, that minor party person is still better that Big Party B, and I’m not giving any preference to the Lunatic Fringe Party. Our system certainly has some issues still, but I can show up to somewhere nearby, line up for a few minutes (if at all), vote exactly in line with my values (on paper, leaving a paper trail that can be recounted), and then buy a sausage and some home made cupcakes on my way out. A country’s voting system matters a hell of a lot and every citizen deserves one that makes it easy to vote and results in a government that is representational and accountable. And by the way, one time I had a bad asthma flare-up on Election Day and didn’t make it to my polling station. I got my fine in the mail, I filled out the form explaining why I couldn’t vote, no more fine. I would rather have, you know, expressed my preference for who should run my country, but they were cool with the fact that I couldn’t do it that day. I still don’t like the idea that I have to vote if I don’t want to. Why the hell should that be mandatory? Because it forces people to participate in deciding how their country is run, which is a good thing. It also forces the government to hear your opinion, which is a good thing. You can still protest the candidates by throwing away your vote, but then you have to acknowledge the fact that you decided to not to care enough to pick your favorite candidate. “Because it forces people to participate in deciding how their country is run, which is a good thing.”>Implying that we actually have any say in how the country is run
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julad: thisdiscontentedwinter: salparadisewasright: sapphicdalliances: jonpertwee: hamfistedbunvendor: jonpertwee: I feel like this would be a slippery slope towards making it illegal for people to choose to not vote. that’s already how it is in australia That’s just so fucked up. :( Do certain medical conditions exempt you? ?????? why is it be fucked up to have compulsory voting? that’s the way it is in most democratic countries? it’s a part of being a citizen, like paying taxes and obeying speed limits? the fine for not voting is only like $50 and because of the compulsory voting law, our country bends over backwards to make it accessible: it’s always on a weekend, lasts most of the day, and is set up at schools and community centers so there’s one within easy reach of almost everybody. you can also mail your ballot or vote early if you’ll be out of the country on the day. like, IT’S EASY TO VOTE, and the penalty isn’t even that ridiculous. i don’t understand why the usa doesn’t have this, except obviously it would make it harder to literally stop minorities from voting. I think we Americans tend to forget that a lot of other countries don’t actively work to make it harder to vote. Adding to this here, in Australia you don’t have to vote. Or, more precisely, there’s no way they can tell if you ruined your ballot. You have to turn up, get your name marked off, but you can put a line through the ballot if you don’t think any of the candidates are worth voting for. Or do this:  Or this:  Or this:  You have get your name crossed off (if you don’t want to wear the fine), but you don’t have to make your vote counted if you’re opposed to it.  And it is so, so easy to vote. Stuck at work or on holidays? That’s fine. Do a postal vote.  Stuck in hospital? That’s fine. They’ll go to you. Stuck in an old people’s home and can’t get around? Again, they’ll go to you. It’s amazing to me that it’s so hard for so many Americans to actually vote. If you make it compulsory, than at least the government is obligated to provide you with the means to vote.  And look, I get it. Sometimes I don’t want to vote either. But I suck it up, I walk three minutes down the street, and I hope that this year they’re selling lamingtons again. Oh, and I buy a democracy sausage, which, even if all the candidates suck, makes the effort of turning up pretty worthwhile.  ALSO, you can see even on the fucked up ballots that you NUMBER CANDIDATES IN ORDER OF PREFERENCE. There’s no need to calculate whether I would be throwing away my vote on the candidate that I most agree with if they’re not from a major party. I can say, I want that independent person to get in, but if not them, give me Big Party A, and if not them, that minor party person is still better that Big Party B, and I’m not giving any preference to the Lunatic Fringe Party. Our system certainly has some issues still, but I can show up to somewhere nearby, line up for a few minutes (if at all), vote exactly in line with my values (on paper, leaving a paper trail that can be recounted), and then buy a sausage and some home made cupcakes on my way out. A country’s voting system matters a hell of a lot and every citizen deserves one that makes it easy to vote and results in a government that is representational and accountable. And by the way, one time I had a bad asthma flare-up on Election Day and didn’t make it to my polling station. I got my fine in the mail, I filled out the form explaining why I couldn’t vote, no more fine. I would rather have, you know, expressed my preference for who should run my country, but they were cool with the fact that I couldn’t do it that day. I still don’t like the idea that I have to vote if I don’t want to. Why the hell should that be mandatory?: julad: thisdiscontentedwinter: salparadisewasright: sapphicdalliances: jonpertwee: hamfistedbunvendor: jonpertwee: I feel like this would be a slippery slope towards making it illegal for people to choose to not vote. that’s already how it is in australia That’s just so fucked up. :( Do certain medical conditions exempt you? ?????? why is it be fucked up to have compulsory voting? that’s the way it is in most democratic countries? it’s a part of being a citizen, like paying taxes and obeying speed limits? the fine for not voting is only like $50 and because of the compulsory voting law, our country bends over backwards to make it accessible: it’s always on a weekend, lasts most of the day, and is set up at schools and community centers so there’s one within easy reach of almost everybody. you can also mail your ballot or vote early if you’ll be out of the country on the day. like, IT’S EASY TO VOTE, and the penalty isn’t even that ridiculous. i don’t understand why the usa doesn’t have this, except obviously it would make it harder to literally stop minorities from voting. I think we Americans tend to forget that a lot of other countries don’t actively work to make it harder to vote. Adding to this here, in Australia you don’t have to vote. Or, more precisely, there’s no way they can tell if you ruined your ballot. You have to turn up, get your name marked off, but you can put a line through the ballot if you don’t think any of the candidates are worth voting for. Or do this:  Or this:  Or this:  You have get your name crossed off (if you don’t want to wear the fine), but you don’t have to make your vote counted if you’re opposed to it.  And it is so, so easy to vote. Stuck at work or on holidays? That’s fine. Do a postal vote.  Stuck in hospital? That’s fine. They’ll go to you. Stuck in an old people’s home and can’t get around? Again, they’ll go to you. It’s amazing to me that it’s so hard for so many Americans to actually vote. If you make it compulsory, than at least the government is obligated to provide you with the means to vote.  And look, I get it. Sometimes I don’t want to vote either. But I suck it up, I walk three minutes down the street, and I hope that this year they’re selling lamingtons again. Oh, and I buy a democracy sausage, which, even if all the candidates suck, makes the effort of turning up pretty worthwhile.  ALSO, you can see even on the fucked up ballots that you NUMBER CANDIDATES IN ORDER OF PREFERENCE. There’s no need to calculate whether I would be throwing away my vote on the candidate that I most agree with if they’re not from a major party. I can say, I want that independent person to get in, but if not them, give me Big Party A, and if not them, that minor party person is still better that Big Party B, and I’m not giving any preference to the Lunatic Fringe Party. Our system certainly has some issues still, but I can show up to somewhere nearby, line up for a few minutes (if at all), vote exactly in line with my values (on paper, leaving a paper trail that can be recounted), and then buy a sausage and some home made cupcakes on my way out. A country’s voting system matters a hell of a lot and every citizen deserves one that makes it easy to vote and results in a government that is representational and accountable. And by the way, one time I had a bad asthma flare-up on Election Day and didn’t make it to my polling station. I got my fine in the mail, I filled out the form explaining why I couldn’t vote, no more fine. I would rather have, you know, expressed my preference for who should run my country, but they were cool with the fact that I couldn’t do it that day. I still don’t like the idea that I have to vote if I don’t want to. Why the hell should that be mandatory?
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pyropansy: frogmunist: superunfriendlyreminder: Funny how all these voting machine “glitches” always benefit republicans…. Isn’t this literally a joke in an episode of the Simpsons Hey! I’m an election worker! If you ever have an issue like this please tell the people who are working at the polls! I don’t know about other states, as ours got new machines two years ago and we have some of the newest polling machines in the country, but I’m sure that your local polling place will do something about a machine like this. If you don’t trust the machines to allow you to vote for who you want, you ALWAYS have the right to ask for a paper ballot. If they refuse, get that shit on video and blast them on social media. Election offices HATE having people complain about them on social media. Be sure to specifically get them denying you a paper ballot. PAPER BALLOTS ARE NOT INVALID BALLOTS AND WILL BE COUNTED. Know your rights, be nice to election workers, be sure to register to vote, and actually get out there and vote! (Also, if you are willing and able, you should sign up to be an election worker. In the US there is a serious problem with most election workers being Republicans. Most election offices try to have a balance between Democrats, Republicans and Independent, but that’s kind of hard when Republicans are the only ones who sign up. It pays pretty well, and its wayyyy less difficult than most retail jobs. You also can learn so much.) : Tate Reeves Bill Waller Jr. Write-in pyropansy: frogmunist: superunfriendlyreminder: Funny how all these voting machine “glitches” always benefit republicans…. Isn’t this literally a joke in an episode of the Simpsons Hey! I’m an election worker! If you ever have an issue like this please tell the people who are working at the polls! I don’t know about other states, as ours got new machines two years ago and we have some of the newest polling machines in the country, but I’m sure that your local polling place will do something about a machine like this. If you don’t trust the machines to allow you to vote for who you want, you ALWAYS have the right to ask for a paper ballot. If they refuse, get that shit on video and blast them on social media. Election offices HATE having people complain about them on social media. Be sure to specifically get them denying you a paper ballot. PAPER BALLOTS ARE NOT INVALID BALLOTS AND WILL BE COUNTED. Know your rights, be nice to election workers, be sure to register to vote, and actually get out there and vote! (Also, if you are willing and able, you should sign up to be an election worker. In the US there is a serious problem with most election workers being Republicans. Most election offices try to have a balance between Democrats, Republicans and Independent, but that’s kind of hard when Republicans are the only ones who sign up. It pays pretty well, and its wayyyy less difficult than most retail jobs. You also can learn so much.)
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gehayi: raven-conspiracy: Call your reps or use Resistbot if texting is your thing, and MAKE THIS HAPPEN in your state!! http://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/393581-rhode-island-bill-would-keep-trump-off-2020-ballot-unless-he-filed-his Rhode Island’s state Senate passed a bill this week that would keep candidates off the presidential ballot in their state if they don’t release five years’ worth of tax returns, according to the Providence Journal. State Sen. Gayle Goldin (D), who sponsored the bill, noted that every presidential candidate since Richard Nixon had released their tax returns voluntarily until President Trump ran for office. Trump has repeatedly claimed that he cannot release his tax returns because he is under audit, but the IRS said an audit does not prevent a candidate from releasing their personal tax information. Goldin argued that “tax returns provide essential information about candidates’ conflicts of interest.” Tax returns, she continued, are vital information a voter needs to know about a candidate at the ballot box. The bill passed the Democratic-majority Senate on a 34-3 vote. It now moves to the Rhode Island state House. : THE HILL Rhode Island bill would keep Trump off 2020 ballot unless he releases his tax returns gehayi: raven-conspiracy: Call your reps or use Resistbot if texting is your thing, and MAKE THIS HAPPEN in your state!! http://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/393581-rhode-island-bill-would-keep-trump-off-2020-ballot-unless-he-filed-his Rhode Island’s state Senate passed a bill this week that would keep candidates off the presidential ballot in their state if they don’t release five years’ worth of tax returns, according to the Providence Journal. State Sen. Gayle Goldin (D), who sponsored the bill, noted that every presidential candidate since Richard Nixon had released their tax returns voluntarily until President Trump ran for office. Trump has repeatedly claimed that he cannot release his tax returns because he is under audit, but the IRS said an audit does not prevent a candidate from releasing their personal tax information. Goldin argued that “tax returns provide essential information about candidates’ conflicts of interest.” Tax returns, she continued, are vital information a voter needs to know about a candidate at the ballot box. The bill passed the Democratic-majority Senate on a 34-3 vote. It now moves to the Rhode Island state House.

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bowiecadmium: beckettwasright: nevver: Restrict the Vote Oregon should be the model for voting in the US. I’m gonna keep banging this drum. 70% voter turnout in a mid-term. We have automatic opt-out voter registration if you get a state ID or drivers license (“motor voter” registration). Voter registration is updated automatically if you move. It even pre-registers you when you’re 16 so you don’t have to worry when you turn 18! Voting 100% vote by mail - ballots go out on the registration deadline to all eligible voters. You can mail it in until the mail-in deadline, but ballot boxes are open throughout the state until 8pm on Election Day for you to drop them off. There’s even mechanisms in place to allow the homeless to vote without a permanent address! And! You can vote at the local county elections office if something is wrong with your ballot. If voting is easy - people vote! : Where it's easiest and hardest to vote State rankings on the 2016 Cost of Voting Index (1-easiest to vote, 50 hardest) NH-40 WA ME VT-21 MT 18 ND MN 12 OR MA-8 RI-27 CT-15 NJ-10 DE-25 ID SD 38 NY 26 Ml 45 28 IA PA NE он IN 43 47 30 cO VA 16 MO 29 KY 41 42 NC 24 SC 43 NM 36 34 MS AL GA 50 46 20 AK 25 32 19 WAPO.ST/WONKBLOG Source: 2016 Cost of Voting Index bowiecadmium: beckettwasright: nevver: Restrict the Vote Oregon should be the model for voting in the US. I’m gonna keep banging this drum. 70% voter turnout in a mid-term. We have automatic opt-out voter registration if you get a state ID or drivers license (“motor voter” registration). Voter registration is updated automatically if you move. It even pre-registers you when you’re 16 so you don’t have to worry when you turn 18! Voting 100% vote by mail - ballots go out on the registration deadline to all eligible voters. You can mail it in until the mail-in deadline, but ballot boxes are open throughout the state until 8pm on Election Day for you to drop them off. There’s even mechanisms in place to allow the homeless to vote without a permanent address! And! You can vote at the local county elections office if something is wrong with your ballot. If voting is easy - people vote!

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witches-ofcolor: rachelhaimowitz: lynati: A huge number of people are already getting fucked over when it comes to being allowed to cast a vote in the upcoming elections. Let’s try to minimize what that number COULD be as much as possible.It might also be useful to have the number for the ACLU written down (or already in your phone) so you can CALL THEM while still at the polling place and get whatever information is needed in order to see about having the ACLU sue them. Write down names. Get witnesses. Take photos. MAKE IT VERY CLEAR TO THE POLLSTERS THAT YOU ARE GOING TO HOLD THEM ACCOUNTABLE. (Unless you have reason to believe they’re going to be assholes and try to have you arrested for doing so, in which case, be as subtle as possible.) Some more info on this, state by state. ^^ Really look at the state by state info so just in case this happens you’ll know what to do! : Carrie L. Kruck @KruckCarrie Memorize, take a screen shot, write in sharpie on your arm these magic words to use lF YOU ARE TURNED AWAY AT THE POLLS: KassandraSeven Votes Blue @Ka... These are the magic words: Give Me A Provisional Ballot With A Receipt as required by Law When Requested. Show this thread witches-ofcolor: rachelhaimowitz: lynati: A huge number of people are already getting fucked over when it comes to being allowed to cast a vote in the upcoming elections. Let’s try to minimize what that number COULD be as much as possible.It might also be useful to have the number for the ACLU written down (or already in your phone) so you can CALL THEM while still at the polling place and get whatever information is needed in order to see about having the ACLU sue them. Write down names. Get witnesses. Take photos. MAKE IT VERY CLEAR TO THE POLLSTERS THAT YOU ARE GOING TO HOLD THEM ACCOUNTABLE. (Unless you have reason to believe they’re going to be assholes and try to have you arrested for doing so, in which case, be as subtle as possible.) Some more info on this, state by state. ^^ Really look at the state by state info so just in case this happens you’ll know what to do!
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kufufufufufu: SO YOU DECIDED TO VOTEWhen is election day? Here.How can I register to vote? Here. Can I pre-register to vote if I am under 18? Vote if I am under 18? Here and Here.Can I turn in my ballot early? What if I can’t vote that day? Here. Where can I check if I am registered? Here.Where can I find my polling place? Here.What if I am turned away at the polls? What are my rights? Here. If I am still turned away, who can I call/email/ask for? Here and Here and Here.If I went to prison, can I vote? Here.What if I have a disability? Here. Do I need an ID to vote? If so, what kind? Here.Can I leave work to vote? Here.If y’all have anything else you want to add, reblog!!! No, I do not accept criticisms [unless my links are outdated and have wrong info. then yes i do accept criticism], and yes, your vote does count.happy voting everyone!!!: so you've decided to vote kufufufufufu: SO YOU DECIDED TO VOTEWhen is election day? Here.How can I register to vote? Here. Can I pre-register to vote if I am under 18? Vote if I am under 18? Here and Here.Can I turn in my ballot early? What if I can’t vote that day? Here. Where can I check if I am registered? Here.Where can I find my polling place? Here.What if I am turned away at the polls? What are my rights? Here. If I am still turned away, who can I call/email/ask for? Here and Here and Here.If I went to prison, can I vote? Here.What if I have a disability? Here. Do I need an ID to vote? If so, what kind? Here.Can I leave work to vote? Here.If y’all have anything else you want to add, reblog!!! No, I do not accept criticisms [unless my links are outdated and have wrong info. then yes i do accept criticism], and yes, your vote does count.happy voting everyone!!!

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hrefnatheravenqueen: Hey there US friends! If you’re voting using these machines (Hart eSlate) or similar ones right now or in the near future, make sure that the machine has NOT changed your ballot before casting it, ‘k? It’s apparently an already known problem, and has been for years, but has never been fixed. Additional Source: https://abc13.com/politics/straight-party-voters-reporting-their-votes-were-changed/4556377/ : ) Texas Civil Rights Project . Follow TXCivilRights ALERT: We have received multiple reports from voters who voted straight- ticket, then saw on a later screen that their votes were changed to that of the opposite party. You must check your ballot before casting to ensure it's correct, and you can ask a poll worker for help. 1:23 PM-25 Oct 2018 8,545 Retweets 9,022 Likes 0 0 LeAhhhhhh!McElrath @leahmcelrath 6h Dear @TXCivilRights- was one of these people. I have not previously discussed it with anyone because I didn't want to sound an alarm until I knew whether or not this was a pattern. I will detail what l experienced, along with a photo, in this short thread #TXSen Texas Civil Rights Project@TXCivilRights ALERT: We have received multiple reports from voters who voted straight-ticket, then saw on a later screen that their votes were changed to that of the opposite party. You must check your ballot before casting to ensure it's correct, and you can ask a poll worker for help Show this thread LeAhhhhhh!McElrath @leahmcelrath Follow I chose the "straight ticket" option for the Democratic Party on the first screen. Once I toggled through the 16+ page ballot and reached the final screen to review my choices, I saw that my vote for @BetoORourke had been changed to a vote for Ted Cruz. Photo below 2/x #TXSen Ballot Summary Page To change a vote, highlight the contest to change and press ENTER. Contest Selected ocratic Party Straight Party United States Senator United States Representative, District 7 Governor Lieutenant Governor Attorney General Ted Lupe Valdez Mike Collier Justin Nelson Glenn Hegar 6 r of Public Accounts 9:26 PM-25 Oct 2018 2,976 Retweets 2,572 Likes C 00% Election Advisory No. 2018-35 nd Voter nformation To: County Clerks/Elections Administrators TETEXAS.GOV From: Keith Ingram, Director of Elections ter Information Date: October 23, 2018 out the Elections vision RE: Voting on Hart eSlate Machines nducting Your Elections ndidate Information We have heard from a number of people voting on Hart eSlate machines that when they voted straight ticket, it appeared to them that the machine had changed one or more of their selections to a candidate from a different party This can be caused by the voter taking keyboard actions before a page has fully appeared on the eSlate, thereby de-selecting the pre-filled selection of that party's candidate ection Officials and ficeholders ection Results lp America Vote Act AVA) Funding to unties ection Funds hrefnatheravenqueen: Hey there US friends! If you’re voting using these machines (Hart eSlate) or similar ones right now or in the near future, make sure that the machine has NOT changed your ballot before casting it, ‘k? It’s apparently an already known problem, and has been for years, but has never been fixed. Additional Source: https://abc13.com/politics/straight-party-voters-reporting-their-votes-were-changed/4556377/

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hrefnatheravenqueen: Hey there US friends! If you’re voting using these machines (Hart eSlate) or similar ones right now or in the near future, make sure that the machine has NOT changed your ballot before casting it, ‘k? It’s apparently an already known problem, and has been for years, but has never been fixed. Additional Source: https://abc13.com/politics/straight-party-voters-reporting-their-votes-were-changed/4556377/ : ) Texas Civil Rights Project . Follow TXCivilRights ALERT: We have received multiple reports from voters who voted straight- ticket, then saw on a later screen that their votes were changed to that of the opposite party. You must check your ballot before casting to ensure it's correct, and you can ask a poll worker for help. 1:23 PM-25 Oct 2018 8,545 Retweets 9,022 Likes 0 0 LeAhhhhhh!McElrath @leahmcelrath 6h Dear @TXCivilRights- was one of these people. I have not previously discussed it with anyone because I didn't want to sound an alarm until I knew whether or not this was a pattern. I will detail what l experienced, along with a photo, in this short thread #TXSen Texas Civil Rights Project@TXCivilRights ALERT: We have received multiple reports from voters who voted straight-ticket, then saw on a later screen that their votes were changed to that of the opposite party. You must check your ballot before casting to ensure it's correct, and you can ask a poll worker for help Show this thread LeAhhhhhh!McElrath @leahmcelrath Follow I chose the "straight ticket" option for the Democratic Party on the first screen. Once I toggled through the 16+ page ballot and reached the final screen to review my choices, I saw that my vote for @BetoORourke had been changed to a vote for Ted Cruz. Photo below 2/x #TXSen Ballot Summary Page To change a vote, highlight the contest to change and press ENTER. Contest Selected ocratic Party Straight Party United States Senator United States Representative, District 7 Governor Lieutenant Governor Attorney General Ted Lupe Valdez Mike Collier Justin Nelson Glenn Hegar 6 r of Public Accounts 9:26 PM-25 Oct 2018 2,976 Retweets 2,572 Likes C 00% Election Advisory No. 2018-35 nd Voter nformation To: County Clerks/Elections Administrators TETEXAS.GOV From: Keith Ingram, Director of Elections ter Information Date: October 23, 2018 out the Elections vision RE: Voting on Hart eSlate Machines nducting Your Elections ndidate Information We have heard from a number of people voting on Hart eSlate machines that when they voted straight ticket, it appeared to them that the machine had changed one or more of their selections to a candidate from a different party This can be caused by the voter taking keyboard actions before a page has fully appeared on the eSlate, thereby de-selecting the pre-filled selection of that party's candidate ection Officials and ficeholders ection Results lp America Vote Act AVA) Funding to unties ection Funds hrefnatheravenqueen: Hey there US friends! If you’re voting using these machines (Hart eSlate) or similar ones right now or in the near future, make sure that the machine has NOT changed your ballot before casting it, ‘k? It’s apparently an already known problem, and has been for years, but has never been fixed. Additional Source: https://abc13.com/politics/straight-party-voters-reporting-their-votes-were-changed/4556377/

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rightsmarts: B A C K F I R E Imagine doing all this work to stall the SCOTUS nomination in hopes of shifting the majority to the left and watching it backfire tremendously after the midterm elections. We’ll have to wait to see, but I wouldn’t be the least bit surprised if the red majority becomes bigger than ever. Just imagine the screaming when either Kavanaugh or someone even worse it gets nominated. The gnashing of teeth when RBG inevitably retires or dies and Trump gets yet another SCOTUS pick. Hoo lawsy.: EDM @EdMaharajh 1d This Kavanaugh-Ford thing has convinced me of one thing... on election day, for the first time ever, l'm voting all red. I'm sick of the left. 1,291 tl 9,971 33.5K Joe @jvin60 Replying to @EdMaharajh I just told my wife that. I used to go through the ballot. From here on out, I vote straight ticket republican Crazy thing, l'm a former democrat Democrat party today is filled with power hungry leftist. Not my party 7:42 PM 27 Sep 18 113 Retweets 515 Likes Sarah Royal @sarahroyal81 10h Replying to @jvin60 and @EdMaharajh Same. I used to refuse to claim a party - voted for the best candidate. The Democrats have absolutely ruined me with their extremism and socialist agenda the past few cycles. Their behavior is reprehensible. Riding the #redwave in November. O 187 rightsmarts: B A C K F I R E Imagine doing all this work to stall the SCOTUS nomination in hopes of shifting the majority to the left and watching it backfire tremendously after the midterm elections. We’ll have to wait to see, but I wouldn’t be the least bit surprised if the red majority becomes bigger than ever. Just imagine the screaming when either Kavanaugh or someone even worse it gets nominated. The gnashing of teeth when RBG inevitably retires or dies and Trump gets yet another SCOTUS pick. Hoo lawsy.

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