Republicans Dress Up as Gay Outside Florida Polls

In an attempt to discourage black voters from voting Democrat on Sunday, Republicans dressed up as “gay” and “abortion rights” advocates and held provocative signs outside polling places as black voters went to the polls after Church this Sunday.

Read more about other Republican voter suppression tactics here:


GOP demands IDs of 37,000 in Milwaukee

Daily Kos’s Big List of GOP Voter Suppression Attempts

And on the bright side, a court decided in Ohio that people attempting to intimidate voters into not voting by challenging their status is unconstitutional.

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Minority Voter Intimidation

Salon has an interesting article on the common Republican election tactic of voter intimidation, where they send people into minority areas to discourage people from registering to vote or voting on election day.

There have been recent reports of this type of action in Florida surrounding voter registration, where election officials sent police to the homes of elderly minority voters in a thinly-veiled “fraud” investigation.

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