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Protect Nebraskans Vote: Defeat Voter-ID Bill

Jane Kleeb
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The extreme-right American Legislative Exchange Council copy-cat bill (meaning not written by or for our state) on Voter-ID is getting its public hearing today at the Unicam. Sen. Janssen, who is also running for Governor, brought this bill up last year and it got killed because there is no proof of Voter-ID fraud in our […]
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Action Needed: Protect Our Vote

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Update, 3/28, 10:45am: Citizens won and right-wing ALEC and Janssen lost! We beat the “voter id” bill. Our votes are protected. Let’s now push for same day voter registration, online voter registration, statewide vote by mail and opening more accessible polling locations.  +++ Two bad bills–TransCanada’s loophole bill and Voter ID–are up for votes in the […]
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Take Action: Protect Our Right to Vote

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Senator Janssen and Schilz are still pushing their voter suppression bill, LB 239. The bill not only will decrease the vote, it will cost taxpayers and local counties hundreds of thousands of dollars for a problem that doesn’t even exist in our state.  Senator Schilz has prioritized the voter ID bill which means it could […]
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Our Constitutional Right to Vote At Risk

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If years of watching election returns with my Reagan-Republican dad taught me nothing else, it’s that voting is the most sacred part of our democracy. I remember haranguing my parents every presidential election, even at the tender age of seven, asking if they’d gone to the polls. I couldn’t vote, so bygod, I made sure […]
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Decrease the Vote?

Jane Kleeb
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Sen. Charlie Janssen of Fremont introduced a bill — and promised to make it his “priority bill” — that would cost our state millions, decrease voting and “answers” a problem that does not even exist. The so-called “voter-ID law” is widely seen as a voting suppression tactic and is often criticized on numerous levels.  Janssen’s […]
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