One commentator said that due to early voting we’re not having an “election day, this is election month.” But some are still being prevented from voting due to false and misleading information.
We’re already sitting on pins and needles worrying about those who are in areas where polling places and homes have been destroyed. Now, there are a lot more factors that will be changing the election day turnout.
The Voter ID laws that have been passed in Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas and Wisconsin are being ignored and/or confused by the very people that are supposed to be able to effectively direct voters into one of the most important moments of their life…voting. A writer, Dallas Morning News columnist Wayne Slater went to a polling place to vote over the weekend and attempted to use his utility bill as his ID, which is on the list as an acceptable form of ID. The poll worker, supposedly unwittingly, told him that he must show her his driver’s license