In Maine, Stealing Elections By...Umm...Voting

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Abby Zimet

In another dispiriting move by the GOP to keep pesky voters who don't like them away from the polls, Maine's GOP-run legislature has approved a bill ending same-day voter registration. They even charged Democrats "steal elections" by importing voters: "They bring them in in buses."

“The people should rise up if we pass this and say, ‘No!’ And I hope, hope, hope that they do because it is absolutely an affront to our democracy.” - Sen. Elizabeth Schneider, one critic among many suggesting there will be a people's veto campaign to stop passage of the bill.

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