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Patriotic Millionaire on Supreme Court Decision: Voting Should Be Easier, Not Harder

"This decision does not make our elections safer or more fair, it just makes it harder for lawmakers to be held accountable by their constituents."

WASHINGTON - This afternoon, in response to the news that the Supreme Court upheld by a 5-4 decision Ohio's process of purging individuals from its voter rolls, the most extreme in the nation, as not violating the National Voter Registration Act, the Chair of the Patriotic Millionaires Morris Pearl, former managing director at BlackRock, Inc., released the following statement:

"Today's decision by the Supreme Court is not just a mistake, it is the latest blow in a war over the fate of our democracy. On one side, the people. On the other, the conservative officials and wealthy oligarchs who wants more money in politics and less voting. This decision does not make our elections safer or more fair, it just makes it harder for lawmakers to be held accountable by their constituents. At a time when public trust in government has never been lower, we need to make it easier, not harder, for people to vote."

 

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