Friday, October 17, 2008

GOP Voter Suppression Overruled By Supreme Court

Who would have thought it but it has happened?

Ohio Federal Appeals District Court verdict overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court. The Democratic Sec of State of Ohio, Jennifer Bruner wins her case! (MSNBC link

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court sided Friday with Ohio's top elections official in a dispute with the state Republican Party over voter registrations. The justices overruled a federal appeals court that had ordered Ohio's top elections official to do more to help counties verify voter eligibility. (Supreme Court link:

About 200,000 of 666,000 voters who have registered in Ohio since Jan. 1 have records that don't match. Brunner has said the discrepancies most likely stem from innocent clerical errors rather than fraud but has set up a verification plan.

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