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Letter: Will new law lead to voter fraud?

To the Editor:

A couple weeks ago I sent a letter endorsing Republicans. Now, I haven’t changed my mind, but I was slapped right in the face with a dirty wet skunk hide.

I forgot about the same-day voter registration law that Colorado recently enacted.

Simply put, it means that with the aid of early voting, no serious ID requirements, and the fact that this is ski area hiring season, there is more than a good likelihood that vote cheating will be a major factor in this year’s election.

This possibly means that groups can fill buses, go from vote center, to vote center, and vote, and vote, and vote, and vote. There is three weeks of early voting, all you need is a motel receipt, (who cares that 35 voters all live in the same motel room).

East Grand County, Summit County, Eagle County, and their surrounding areas would be easy pickings for vote cheating.

In the recall elections last year, there were a bunch of conservatives that proved my argument by going down to Colorado Springs, registering, filling out the ballots, then they at least had the integrity to sign the ballots, thereby spoiling them, but they proved that it is quite easy to vote fraudulently.

Norm Benson


Editor’s note: A motel room receipt is not among the forms of valid ID listed on the Colorado Secretary of State’s website for registering on Election Day.

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