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Voting rights against bullshit

Xavier Perez

Now we have spelled out all the rights given to you by the brave advocates who pressed for the Voting Rights Act of 1965, there are some requirements you should know to help ensure against election fraud.

It basically breaks down like this:

The requirements to vote in Texas are the same as most states across the country. You must be a citizen of the United States, (naturalized citizens are acceptable, ain't that right Senator McCain). You must be a resident of the county in which you wish to vote, and must be 18 years old to vote.

Now there are some restrictions on those that have involuntarily vacationed at our lovely correctional facilities. Convicted felons must have completed their entire sentence (including probation and/or parole) and be able to provide the correct discharge papers from the appropriate institution.

Crazy people are welcome to vote so long as you are not declared legally insane by the state. After all, crazy people vote all the time, this is how we got a second term for Bush-O-nomics. Look where that got us.

The requirements for the state of Texas could be considered excessive, but it could be worse: Alabama requires that you swear an oath to the United States and the State of Alabama before voting. (So much for revolution)

If you meet all these requirements and find that poll workers, or anyone for that matter, are obstructing your ability to vote here are some numbers to call.

Bexar County Election 210-335-VOTE

MALDEF Voter Protection 1-877-224-5476

LULAC 1-866-OUR-VOTE (English) 1-888-VE-Y-VOTA (EspaƱol)

Neighborhood First Alliance 210-226-9041

NAACP 1-866-687-8683

These numbers will also be able to help you find your precinct. Our suggestion is that you start with the Bexar county election and work your way down.

Empower yourself this election term and help the Untied States get back on track after this Administration's train wreck & all its bullshit.

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