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Denying The Right To Vote

 

June 25, 2018



A decision made earlier this month by the U.S. Supreme Court could, in the future, deny hundreds of thousands of registered voters the right to vote.

By a 5-4 vote, the Supreme Court ruled in Husted v. A. Philip Randolph Institute that the state of Ohio was within its right to purge voters who did not vote in one federal election and did not return a confirmation card sent to them from the board of elections.

The case involved Larry Harmon, a Navy veteran and software engineer who voted in the 2004 and 2008 presidential elections. However, he did not vote in the 2010 mid-term election. In...



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