Saturday, September 18, 2010

Ohio Voters sue for the right to have Fair Reflection.

Four Ohio residents have asked their own state to fairly reflect the will of the voters by requring vote by mail costs be the same in each and every Ohio county. The irony is the term fair reflection never came up in the article even though that is what these four residents are basically asking for.

This is a very important case that could have national voting implications. Click here to read all about it.

In 2008 lawsuits were filed in Nevada over how the caucuses were being run. The judge in the case basically held the position that even if the democratic caucuses were being unfairly run (and they apparently were favoring Barack Obama in an unfair manner), it was not up to a judge to fix the problem, but rather the democratic party!

The judges thinking makes sense. If the democratic party is that fouled up, it's not up to a judge to make the democratic party run fairer contests, instead, people can choose to vote another party.

However, in this instance, the lawsuit relates to ALL VOTERS, and so a judge may see the necessity in stepping in and making the ease of mail by voting be the SAME for all voters irrespective of which county they live in.

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