- Apr 29, 2012
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- On an island. Not that one!
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Finally. Hope this stirs others to bring suits in the states which have instituted various "voter fraud" laws intended to decrease the number of voters from certain demographics.
Democrats to sue Arizona over voter access
The lawsuit will cite the long lines from last month's presidential preference election as well as other election practices as disenfranchising voters, especially minorities, the DNC said in a statement.
"Republicans are using every tool, every legal loophole and every fear tactic they can think of to take aim at voting rights wherever they can," said DNC Chairman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, a Florida congresswoman.
The DNC said it will ask the U.S. District Court in Phoenix to require Maricopa County to submit all its polling locations for the November general election to the court for review, to ensure the plan would not discriminate against minority voters.