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WA: Conservatives Dislike Election Results, Call For Purging All Voters
Matt Singer on February 22, 2006 - 10:04pm
Conservatives in Washington, claiming that the voter database can only be clean if started anew, are leading the charge to force all registered voters to reregister in order to vote. It could probably also be called the "Make County Clerks Cry Act." Whatever you call it, it's a bit of a crazy idea. As assistant secretary of state Steve Excell says:
"Just because we don't happen to think that every voter record is perfect we can't wholesale disenfranchise everybody," he said.Soon we'll be seeing pushes to lock everyone up until they can prove that they aren't criminals and possibly an effort where all income must be paid to the federal government pending a tax return that will rebate the proper amount to make sure no one cheats on their taxes. All marvelous ideas, no doubt.