Stacked Decks and Powder Kegs

But then there's a little matter of the election day itself. Many people are preparing not simply to vote or die (I hated that marketing ploy P.Didd.Puff.Pass.Sean.Pie,.. sorry), but they're also preparing for what can go wrong as republican operatives continue in their attempts to deny (likely democratic) citizens their constitutional right to vote. As election day looms closer and closer, I'm getting more and more emails and general "heads up" messages from friends and associates regarding various questionable, albeit legal, rules in place that people may not know about until they show up to the polling place. For example, electioneering (the process of actively campaigning for or supporting a candidate, political party or issue in/near polling places) is already established. But This article from the Philadelphia Inquirer (or click here for the shorter snopes investigation) talks about how republicans in Pennsylvania are using the practice of "passive electioneering" to prevent democrats from voting on election day -. Read more
(Article by DFin)

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