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Early Voting Shouldn't Accommodate Black Voters?

by William Boardman, published

An Ohio GOP Board of Elections official who opposed early weekend voting in 2008 says early voting procedures shouldn't accommodate African-Americans.

"I guess I really actually feel we shouldn't contort the voting process to accommodate the urban -- read African-American -- voter-turnout machine," Doug Priesse said in an email to the Columbus DispatchSunday. "Let's be fair and reasonable."

 

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