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Offline flowers

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Jail survey: Nearly 3/4 felons register as Democrats
« on: December 31, 2013, 09:29:00 PM »
http://washingtonexaminer.com/jail-survey-nearly-34-felons-register-as-democrats/article/2541412

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A new study of how criminals vote found that most convicts register Democratic, a key reason in why liberal lawmakers and governors are eager for them to get back into the voting booth after their release.

“Democrats would benefit from additional ex-felon participation,” said the authoritative study in The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science.

The authors, professors from the University of Pennsylvania and Stanford University, found that in some states, felons register Democratic by more than six-to-one. In New York, for example, 61.5 percent of convicts are Democrats, just 9 percent Republican. They also cited a study that found 73 percent of convicts who turn out for presidential elections would vote Democrat.

But despite recent moves in states to notify convicts that they can vote again, the study finds little evidence that they do, undercutting Democratic efforts to get them to the polls.


How long have felons been able to vote? I didn't think they could.


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Re: Jail survey: Nearly 3/4 felons register as Democrats
« Reply #1 on: December 31, 2013, 09:33:46 PM »

But despite recent moves in states to notify convicts that they can vote again, the study finds little evidence that they do, undercutting Democratic efforts to get them to the polls.


Since when did a Democrat need to get to the polls to vote?


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Re: Jail survey: Nearly 3/4 felons register as Democrats
« Reply #2 on: December 31, 2013, 09:41:51 PM »
Since when did a Democrat need to get to the polls to vote?
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Re: Jail survey: Nearly 3/4 felons register as Democrats
« Reply #3 on: December 31, 2013, 09:47:14 PM »
Since when did a Democrat need to get to the polls to vote?

It's what absentee ballots are for, and why "voting season" has replaced "voting day"...not in small part to allow Union Postal employees time to process them both ways.....

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Re: Jail survey: Nearly 3/4 felons register as Democrats
« Reply #4 on: December 31, 2013, 09:55:08 PM »
Since when did a Democrat need to get to the polls to vote?

If the DNC even knows their names, they will vote. Whether they know it or not.
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