Reports of Voter Intimidation at Polling Places in Texas

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From ProPublica:
Reports of Voter Intimidation at Polling Places in Texas

Tempers are flaring during early voting in Dallas County, Texas, and reports of voter intimidation are on the rise. The county’s nonpartisan election administrator said that the harassment — including name-calling and interrogating voters waiting in line — is the worst she’s seen in decades.

“I’ve been here for 30 years, and this harassment that’s going on, I haven’t ever seen the likes of this,” said Toni Pippins-Poole, the county’s election director. “I’ve seen some other things, props being used and whatnot, but nothing like this type of mentality or aggressiveness or demeaning type of actions.”

At the Lakeside Activity Center in Mesquite, Texas, election administrators received complaints of a partisan poll watcher looking over voter’s shoulders as they cast their ballots and questioning voters on their politics. The person was later escorted out by Mesquite Police Department…

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2 comments on “Reports of Voter Intimidation at Polling Places in Texas

  1. Thanks for the reblogs. 🙂 Crazy how bad things have become and the loss of civility. I used to always be within walking distance of a polling station way back when – they were in fire stations and schools. But, I was always suspicious of the voting machines – then those old mechanical ones which had what looked like odometers.

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    • Welcome. ☺️ Very crazy… people are going off the deep end, I don’t know what the hell’s the matter with them! I can’t wait for this election to be over with!!
      LOL… I forgot about those old voting machines, I always hated them!

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