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Elections Iowa polls closing

Discussion in 'The War Room' started by Lubaolong, Oct 29, 2020.

  1. Lubaolong A natural consequence of gamma radiation

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    With Iowa polls closing due to COVID, will this be enough to tip the state in Trump’s favor? Looks like closures include Waterloo, which has a huge black population, and low income people across the state likely will have a harder time finding and traveling to alternative voting sites. Will this suppress the poor/minority vote in Iowa enough for Trump to get an easy win?
     
  2. Damien Karras Mirabile dichtu, don't you agree?

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    Lol

    Keep everything open but not the polls!
     
  3. Fluffernutter Silver Belt

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    Dan Gable was presented the Medal of Freedom by Trump.

    Will that give him the bump he needs?
     
  4. blaseblah Steel Belt

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    Overall, this affects some 670,000 Iowans, 30% of the state's registered voters. Those affected by the changes overwhelmingly live in the state's urban areas, which reliably vote Democratic.
     
  5. Ophydian Red Belt

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    Prevent mail-in-voting then shutdown the polls. Wow, this is not voter suppression at all. I guess this is the only way Ernst gets re-elected.
     
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  6. jk7707 Red Belt

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    The blatant hypocrisy of bitching about millions of people supposedly voting illegally with zero evidence all the while blatantly doing everything they can to suppress legal voters from exercising their right to vote is sickening.
     
  7. Swing Brown Belt

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    Especially the bitching about how Democrats are the ones trying to steal an election.
     
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  8. Hadron90 Red Belt

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    Is this legal?
     
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  9. Hadron90 Red Belt

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    Who ordered these polls to close?
     
  10. andnowweknow I heard Trump lost

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    lol...why it took more than one post to get to this simple question is baffling. 2020 is so fucked everyone's first response is "well, sounds par for the course"....
     
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  11. MMAisGod Ya keep pushing or ya quit. That simple.

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    You literally copy and pasted the NPR article I am reading when I googled this now lol. :eek:



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  12. Grenz Brown Belt

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    Wait a sec, that’s not really what’s happening here is it? I mean, it already sounds sketchy, but are there really no other significant restrictions in place? If not, this is literally 3rd world level now.
     
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  13. Damien Karras Mirabile dichtu, don't you agree?

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    I can't confirm what the situation is in Iowa in terms of what measures are kept in place and if the decision to close voting polls is coherent with other measures, but the GOP hasn't really been subtle with its efforts toward voter suppression. I'm speaking to the paradox of the GoP's general sentiment towards containing the spread of the virus. They have been the biggest proponents of keeping bars, restaurants, and gyms open but when it comes to keeping voting polls open, not a single peep. In fact the actions point to an active attempt to close them down, in this case citing Covid concerns. This is their version of democracy and yes it's banana republic bullshit.
     
  14. The Diplomat Peace Among Worlds

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    The problem is that this story is just now coming out, and they are advocating absentee voting. "The deadline to request a ballot by mail is (received by) Tuesday, October 27, 2020."

    So um, yeah. Not great, at all.
     
  15. Revolver you sound poor

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    I thought it was safe to vote in person? lol
     
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  16. n...not crazy Silver Belt

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    In my opinion, in order to vote you should have to get injected with COVID.
     
  17. MMA Time Soldier Brown Belt

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    Soys are already making excuses and it's not even election day.
     
  18. Natural Order Naughty by Nurture

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    People live in Iowa?
     
  19. BIKES! So then I said... Platinum Member

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    oh cool, the MSM now has some BS story to report on while they strategically ignore the smoking gun on the Biden's, the riots in Philly, voter fraud and and Islamic terrorism
     
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  20. drstrangelov Hey.

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    I don’t think so. Iowa has solid turnout generally, so it’s a politically engaged state. If we see proportional increase in overall vote count, then we know this didn’t matter very much.
     

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