Romney Would Have ‘Absolutely’ Won Wi...

Romney Would Have ‘Absolutely’ Won Wisconsin With Voter ID Law

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GOP Stealing Elections

Minneapolis, MN

#1 Nov 15, 2012
Romney Co-Chair: Romney Would Have ‘Absolutely’ Won Wisconsin With Voter ID Law

In an interview with Milwaukee’s ABC affiliate, the Romney campaign’s Wisconsin co-chair, state Sen. Alberta Darling (R), suggested that her candidate would have won Wisconsin but for the fact that the state’s voter ID law was declared unconstitutional by a state court:
HOST: Do you think photo ID would have made any difference in the outcome of this election?
DARLING: Absolutely, I think so. We’re looking at all different kinds of precincts and all sorts of same-day registrations and I know people will go “oh, we don’t have fraud and abuse in our elections,” but what can’t we have voter ID when the majority of the people in Wisconsin wanted it. We passed it. The governor signed it. Why should one judge in Dane County be able to hold it up?
Watch it:

There is a simple answer to Darling’s question about why voter ID cannot exist in Wisconsin — the state constitution does not allow it. Under the Wisconsin Constitution,“[e]very United States citizen age 18 or older who is a resident of an election district in this state is a qualified elector of that district,” regardless of whether or not they have an ID.
But, more importantly, Darling’s suggestion that the only thing standing in between Romney and Wisconsin’s ten electoral votes was a law targeting the virtually non-existent problem of voter fraud at the polls is ridiculous. President Obama currently leads in Wisconsin by more than 200,000 votes. So Darling is suggesting that 200,000 people somehow managed to vote twice without anyone noticing — or perhaps that one person voted 200,001 times. Either one would require a conspiracy so massive it would make Fox Mulder blush.
In reality, a study of the 2004 election in Wisconsin found that of the approximately 3 million votes cast,“only seven were declared invalid—all of which were cast by felons who had finished their sentences and didn’t realize they were still barred from voting. As a result, Wisconsin’s overall fraud rate came in at a whopping 0.00023 percent.”
Miss Piggy

United States

#2 Nov 15, 2012
Romney told the truth when he said Obama bought the votes of special victim groups like blacks, hispanics, and young people with free stuff.
Sad but oh so true!!!
DSM Local

Saint Paul, MN

#3 Nov 15, 2012
Miss Piggy wrote:
Romney told the truth when he said Obama bought the votes of special victim groups like blacks, hispanics, and young people with free stuff.
Sad but oh so true!!!
You used the wrong proxy, Schmahl. Is it hard to keep them all straight?
Miss Piggy

United States

#4 Nov 15, 2012
DSM Local wrote:
<quoted text>
You used the wrong proxy, Schmahl. Is it hard to keep them all straight?
You used another posters name who is 10 times more intelligent than you, who can't understand that someone who lives in Minneapolis might work elsewhere. IDIOT TROLLS, too stupid to comment on the topics!!!!
I am always the real Miss Piggy~~~~~~~~
DSM Local

Saint Paul, MN

#6 Nov 15, 2012
Well congrats on your new job, Miss Piggy!
redeemer

Minneapolis, MN

#7 Nov 15, 2012
republicans and their excuse's and finger pointing
blame game is getting old,stale and tiresome,rommey
and ryan never really had a chance,two loser's couldn't possibilly beat President Obama!
LIbEralS

Minneapolis, MN

#9 Jul 31, 2014
redeemer wrote:
republicans and their excuse's and finger pointing
blame game is getting old,stale and tiresome,rommey
and ryan never really had a chance,two loser's couldn't possibilly beat President Obama!
The Wisconsin state Supreme Court upheld a requirement that voters show photo identification at the polls, but the law remains blocked in federal court.

The Legislature passed the photo requirement and Mr. Walker signed it in 2011. Former Gov. Jim Doyle, a Democrat, had vetoed a similar requirement three times from 2002 to 2005.

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/01/us/wisconsi...
redeemer

Saint Paul, MN

#10 Jul 31, 2014
LIbEralS wrote:
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The Wisconsin state Supreme Court upheld a requirement that voters show photo identification at the polls, but the law remains blocked in federal court.
The Legislature passed the photo requirement and Mr. Walker signed it in 2011. Former Gov. Jim Doyle, a Democrat, had vetoed a similar requirement three times from 2002 to 2005.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/01/us/wisconsi...
Walker will be history this November,No Voter Bagger laws are anti-union koch fed and paided for voter suppression nonsense will save that koch sucker.

Since: Sep 11

Rogers, MN

#11 Jul 31, 2014
redeemer wrote:
<quoted text> Walker will be history this November,No Voter Bagger laws are anti-union koch fed and paided for voter suppression nonsense will save that koch sucker.
Please explain in detail how asking someone to produce identification when voting suppresses their voting rights in any way, shape, or form?
redeemer

Minneapolis, MN

#12 Jul 31, 2014
because
redeemer

Saint Paul, MN

#13 Jul 31, 2014
cantmakeitup wrote:
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Please explain in detail how asking someone to produce identification when voting suppresses their voting rights in any way, shape, or form?
Oh please Bagger the party that have stolen free and open elections in our history have been republican thugs aka GW BUSH,also how come our state don't have to show an ID? and why all of a sudden do americans have to show who they are? you know why because the republicans can't win an honest election above the mason-dixon line,your signature is more valid then your photo by American law and in wisconsin your student ID is not acceptable,and in most red states your NRA membership card is more valid then your school Id,and every american don't have a birth certficate,some older americans were born with the help of mid wives in their home especially in rural america.
redeemer

Saint Paul, MN

#14 Jul 31, 2014
LIbEralS wrote:
<quoted text>
The Wisconsin state Supreme Court upheld a requirement that voters show photo identification at the polls, but the law remains blocked in federal court.
The Legislature passed the photo requirement and Mr. Walker signed it in 2011. Former Gov. Jim Doyle, a Democrat, had vetoed a similar requirement three times from 2002 to 2005.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/01/us/wisconsi...
Rommey would not have won anyway especially against Obama just like Walker won't win his reelection because the GOP brand is ruin and your only hope is that dems wonm't vote and stay at home,but not this time bagger,we take back both house;s and state house across the country our motto is 2010 never again hahaha.
LIbEralS

Minneapolis, MN

#16 Mar 23, 2015
IT's LEGAL BI*CHES...

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday turned away a challenge to Wisconsin's voter identification law, after having blocked the state from requiring photo IDs in November's general election.

The justices' action means the state is free to impose the voter ID requirement in future elections, but Republican Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel said it won't be enforced for an election two weeks from now.

The decision is further evidence that the court put the law on hold last year only because the election was close at hand and absentee ballots already had been mailed with no notification of the need to present photo IDs.

http://news.yahoo.com/justices-turn-away-chal...
FOVR

Chicago, IL

#17 Mar 23, 2015
Is there really a need for voter id in the state of Wisconsin? Seriously.
LIbEralS

Minneapolis, MN

#18 Mar 23, 2015
FOVR wrote:
Is there really a need for voter id in the state of Wisconsin? Seriously.
With the lawlessness that is our Attorney General and his boss, every state should have some serious voter identification laws in place.

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