I feel disenfranchised

But on a serious note, this has been my concern with absentee ballots from the beginning. Someone could easily visit a retirement home, gather up all the ballots, fill them out and even get signatures on them without any oversight.

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Ballot harvesting bounty: How Dems apparently used election law change to rout California Republicans
A minor change in California’s election laws may had a major effect on last month’s midterm elections that saw Democrats steamroll their Republican rivals and claim all but seven of the Golden State’s 53 House seats.

3 Replies to “I feel disenfranchised”

  1. Over and over, the easier it is to vote, the more people vote, and the more people vote, the more likely it is that democrats win. That's why Republican leadership works so hard to make voting more difficult. Aside from that, it's interesting that Fox News is focusing on theoretical ballot harvesting in California, but I can't find any mention of this https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.cnn.com/cnn/2018/12/03/politics/north-carolina-absentee-ballot-investigation-house-race/index.html
    https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.cnn.com/cnn/2018/12/03/politics/north-carolina-absentee-ballot-investigation-house-race/index.html

  2. + Crystal Rose the risk is that we also make it easier for fraudulent voting to happen. It may not be happening yet but the potential is getting easier.

    I do support getting more people to vote even though I tend to lean conservative. I'm just worried that we'll lose all credibility when there's no accountability.

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