[geeks] Appropriate Ayn Rand comment for the election...
lionel4287 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 6 12:50:06 CST 2008
On Nov 6, 2008, at 12:51 PM, Mike Meredith <very at zonky.org> wrote:
> On Thu, 6 Nov 2008 12:09:55 -0500, Joshua Boyd wrote:
>> Yes, but why is ACORN sending people to prisons to get registrations?
> I don't know how the US system deals with this situation, but ...
> In the UK only those _convicted_ are ineligible to vote. Prisoners
> on remand before trial are fully entitled to vote.
Varies by state. Elections are run by the states, not the federal
Gov't. Oddly, a convict can run and serve in federal office (Ted
Stevens), but he can't vote for himself in the election!
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