Secretary of State Scott Gessler’s bill to require proof of citizenship of all Colorado voters died Monday in a Senate committee–on a party-line vote. Proof the bill is needed just wasn’t there, Democrats said.
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A bill designed by Secretary of State Scott Gessler and sponsored by Rep. Chris Holbert, R-Parker, to ensure the integrity of the Colorado voting system is being called a means to reduce voter participation by voters’ rights advocates.
John McCain’s attempt to magnify allegations of voter registration fraud could mitigate the impact of a Barack Obama victory and deter black Democrats from turning out to vote in future elections.
Registration deadlines loom and there are many obstacles. From reading tests to ID challenges, felon disenfranchisement laws and the endless purging of voter rolls the U.S. is almost alone among industrial world democracies in having no uniform federal voting law. Live From Main Street examines voting rights problems leading up to the Nov. 4 election.