Tag Archives: Voting

Why We Should Care About the Homeless Vote

by Jin Zhao Originally Printed in AlterNet Thursday, August 9, 2012 Only 10% of homeless Americans vote each year, but they can still make a difference in elections. Having a home is not a prerequisite to vote in the United … Continue reading

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State ID Legislation Threatens to Disenfranchise Homeless Voters

“If you have to show a picture ID to buy Sudafed, if you have to show a picture ID to get on an airplane, you should show a picture ID when you vote.” This is South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley’s … Continue reading

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Get Out the Homeless Vote in 2010

by Michael Stoops In the early 1980’s there were successful lawsuits on the right of homeless people to vote in New York City, Philadelphia, Santa Barbara and Washington, DC. Many groups worked successfully in getting the National Voter Registration Act … Continue reading

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