AOC: Long Voter Wait Times in Blue States Are Still Voter Suppression

‘Just because it’s happening in a blue state doesn’t mean that it’s not voter suppression’


OCASIO-CORTEZ: "You know, listen, there is no place in the United States of America where 2, 3, 4-hour wait to vote is acceptable. And just because it's happening in a blue state doesn't mean that it's not voter suppression. You know, if we are waiting three hours, four hours, five hours, if this was happening in a swing state there would be national coverage. So I don't want us to think that just because this is a blue state that this isn't a problem. This is very clearly a problem. There's a lot of work that needs to be done. But that being said, at the same time I am thrilled to see how many people who are overcoming this injustice, waiting in the lines anyway, bringing community supplies, snacks, lawn chairs. You know we are going to overcome this hurdle so that we can elect the folks that will make sure that this will not be a problem in the future."

(Via the Hill)

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