From the daily archives: Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Voting rights have been a political football since 2004 and Ken Blackwell showing us how manipulating voting rules can use chaos as a tool to aid your candidate.

Blackwell was ruthless in trying to thwart registration drives going as far as rejecting applications for being on the wrong weight of paper. In Democratic leaning precincts there was a shortage of voting machines resulting in voters waiting in the cold rain for hours to cast a ballot. Ballots appeared and vanished. Voters were challenged at the polls by shipped in activists with the intent to discourage voting. Mysterious technicians worked on […]

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