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Old 11-06-2016, 12:05 PM
 
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So why DID they keep the polls open past their usual closing time?
because it's NV law to allow those still waiting in line or in the building at closing time to vote.


jake tapper discuses the topic with kellyanne conway ( subject begins at 3:37 ):

https://www.yahoo.com/news/kellyanne...163224102.html

trump ignorantly claims this is proof of a "rigged system".

 
Old 11-06-2016, 12:05 PM
 
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Trump supporters may believe these lies, but do they honestly expect the rest of us to do so?

The idea that Obama would encourage those who aren't citizens to vote is ridiculous on the face of it.
 
Old 11-06-2016, 12:22 PM
 
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So why DID they keep the polls open past their usual closing time?
here's the exact law:

Nevada Revised Statutes (N.R.S.) 293.305 :

If at the hour of closing the polls there are any registered voters waiting to vote, the doors of the polling place must be closed after all such voters have been admitted to the polling place. Voting must continue until those voters have voted.
 
Old 11-06-2016, 12:28 PM
 
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Nevada GOP Chairman Laments That 'Certain Groups' Got More Time To Vote | Huffington Post

Turnout was historically high at this polling place, and a GOP official complained that "certain groups" got too much time to vote
So you are inferring that minorities are dogs because they can sense the meaning of certain words....doesn't that make you a rabid racist?
 
Old 11-06-2016, 12:29 PM
 
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there's even a procedure to mark the last person in line at the time of closing:

After determining who is the last person waiting to vote at the time that the polls close, a member of the election board shall:

(a) Place a sticker or other distinguishing mark on the last person waiting in line to vote; or

(b) If the last person waiting to vote does not want a sticker or other distinguishing mark placed on him or her, physically stand behind the last person waiting in line to vote, to ensure that no other person enters the polling place to vote.


PrawfsBlawg: Voters in Line When Polls Close Get to Vote

i'll be curious to see in NV GOP chairman mcdonald gets called out on this.
 
Old 11-06-2016, 12:30 PM
 
Location: Arizona
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What I find the most disheartening is the fact that many of the posters here and at Trump rallies have no idea how the voting process works. These are the very same people who are critiquing the voting system. How can one say it's rigged, when one doesn't even know the rules?
Topping it off, Trump is running on their ignorance by stating that the people in line after the polls closed, waiting to vote, proves that he is playing the "rigged voting" card to a pack of idiots.

Question is, does Trump even know the basic rules of a general election? One in which there is a possibility of him becoming the most powerful man in the world? Or is he playing to the mob, as usual, with deliberate lies, distortions and fallacies?

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Old 11-06-2016, 12:40 PM
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It is incredibly irresponsible to spread lies like this. And, let's face it, his fans aren't smart enough to know this isn't true. They get off on disparaging minority groups.

It's ignorant, disingenuous, and dangerous.

It's repulsive.
 
Old 11-06-2016, 01:03 PM
 
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It is incredibly irresponsible to spread lies like this. And, let's face it, his fans aren't smart enough to know this isn't true. They get off on disparaging minority groups.

It's ignorant, disingenuous, and dangerous.

It's repulsive.
I agree.

The whole voter suppression business is despicable.

U.S. is a beacon to the world for fair and honest elections. If you've ever traveled to nations where they don't have them you would realize in a heartbeat how precious it is. People get tears in their eyes just talking about it.

Every "patriot" who tries to purge voters from the rolls, limit polling stations, spread lies about citizens standing in line for hours on end to vote... ought to have their damn flag pin ripped from their lapel in a public ceremony.
 
Old 11-06-2016, 01:12 PM
 
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So you are inferring that minorities are dogs because they can sense the meaning of certain words....doesn't that make you a rabid racist?
Elementary level debate tactics don't work here, sorry try again
 
Old 11-06-2016, 03:45 PM
 
Location: Texas
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Nevada GOP Chairman Laments That 'Certain Groups' Got More Time To Vote | Huffington Post

Turnout was historically high at this polling place, and a GOP official complained that "certain groups" got too much time to vote
Voter suppression is the GOP's dearest dream.

They work so long and hard at it.

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