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Supreme Court: Arizona Can't Demand Proof of Citizenship for Voter Registration

Federal standard can't be added to


The Supreme Court ruled handily Monday that Arizona cannot add to federal voter registration requirements by demanding proof of citizenship.

The ruling, which could impact other states as well, is at least a temporary victory for liberals who want to expand access to the polls and a defeat for conservatives concerned about potential election fraud.

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  1. Yeah, what kind of racist demands proof of citizenship in order to vote in a Federal Election? Everyone in the world should be able to vote. And multiple times.

    1. Just to be fair, I understand that the Supreme Court was saying that states can’t set restrictions to Federal elections only the Federal government can. The correct response is for the Federal government to demand proof of citizenship to vote in Federal elections, but the Democrats will fight tooth and nail against this.

      In reality, we all know that the Democrats obtain a certain percentage of their vote from non-citizens. But nobody can “prove” this, other than circumstantially.

      However, there is some pretty significant circumstantial evidence:
      “Arizona voters approved Proposition 200 in 2004, requiring more specific proof of citizenship. During the next three years, more than 30,000 people were turned away for failing to provide documentation. Voter registration dropped by 44% in Maricopa County, which includes Phoenix.”

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