The Importance Of Voter Suppression

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Barbara Boxer once said,“Every citizen of this country should be guaranteed that their vote matters, that their vote is counted, and that in the voting booth, their vote has a much weight as that of any CEO, any member of Congress, or any President.” This quote is a perfect example of why the Voters Suppression shouldn’t happen at anytime, though yesterday voters in the Wayne County District didn’t take advantage of voting at all. Voting should be offered to society and took under consideration if the requirements are met, every vote counts.Voter Suppression was a definite strategy used yesterday for several people not to vote, especially in Vermont voters and poll workers were faced with locked polling places, long lines, Power outage, and Ballot shortages. In Philadelphia a Republican inspector got caught entering a machine and pushing buttons for a voter. In the North Carolina the Republican party made rational comments about African American voters, and local board members of the party decided to request a reduce the time limit for polls. Voters need to be on the statewide checklist to vote, if a voter isn’t on the checklist he or she cannot vote, if a student has his or her ID they shouldn’t have problems checking during voting season. As a matter of fact, in Vermont as…show more content…
Voting should be an guarantee for every citizen of the United States of America, and having to go through the forms of Voter Suppression shouldn’t be a option.Voting is a element in life that should be offered to people with the requirements, and every vote counts. As Barack Obama once said, “ Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we
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