Colbert sayz: Don’t Vote. [Deadlines to Register]

Via on Oct 2, 2008

 

Seriously, why not allow folks to register on same day they vote? Why not give folks a day off, so they don’t have to wait in pre-9am lines or post 5pm lines? At least things are getting easier—whatever George F. Will thinks.

  

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3 Responses to “Colbert sayz: Don’t Vote. [Deadlines to Register]”

  1. elephant journal admin says:

    Tom Frascone (New York, NY) Today at 9:55am
    why? because the system was designed to discourage participation, that’s why. lol

    Waylon Hussein Lewis Today at 10:27am
    comment on the site, brau, so folks can see your comment…and yah we’d love for you to blog if you’re game to do one a week minimum. If interested email editorial@elephantjournal.com

    Denise Cook (Denver, CO) Today at 10:43am
    It should be another Holiday…paid of course…they should figure that in to the relief budget too…(JK) I humbly agree one should be able to register if you became a citizen, turned 18 the day before! LoL my friend

    Heather Marie Philipp Today at 9:48pm
    My company gives us the day off to vote! Yay, Renewable Choice!

  2. leandro says:

    Thats funny! I think its awesome that at least four of the states allow you to register on election day. I do think however that this could lead to greater voting fraud as it would not give enough time for proper voter verification. Bigger voter registration drives and more public education about voting is a possible tactic to get the maximum amount of voters to the polls on election day, though it could never ensure that reality.

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