Republicans by creating onerous barriers to voting, including strict ID requirements and shortening of early vote periods have created what amounts to a new version of Jim Crow era poll taxes.
Voting by mail begins Monday for California’s June 5 primary election. But for one group of voters, the odds appear to be high that their ballots won’t count.
Early voting started Tuesday for San Francisco’s Nov. 8 election and many candidates took advantage, filling out their ballots at City Hall.
Tuesday marks the first day of early voting in the November election in San Francisco, in which voters will decide the city’s new mayor, district attorney and sheriff, as well as several propositions.
The polls opened Monday throughout California, though a very select few seemed to take an interest in casting their ballots.
Not only were the ballot boxes being prepped, but campaign managers were keenly aware of the looming start of early voting as well.