From the daily archives: Thursday, June 6, 2013

Jon Husted is running the same urban voter suppression play that he ran in 2012.

In Cincinnati, he broke a partisan tie at the Board of Elections to send 59 voters to the county prosecutor for following the instructions of poll workers and BoE staff to vote provisionally. According to the Enquirer, “county prosecutors say, under the law the voter’s intentions don’t matter.” Yes, the fact that they didn’t break the law is what matters.

In Columbus, the number is 90 voters. And according to the Dispatch, “Preisse said during the meeting that it didn’t matter why people […]

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