They can not win the vote on their platform - Democrats

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So they have to fiddle even more with the voting process to rig it in their favor. From The Hill:

With party in trouble, Dems hit voting laws
With their ranks decimated at statehouses and in Congress, Democrats are organizing around a redistricting push and opposition to changes to voting laws as ways to prevent Republican lawmakers from turning their party’s current power into a permanent advantage.

While honing an economic message that will help Democrats reconnect with the blue-collar voters who deserted them in 2016 remains a priority, top Democrats and rising party stars are busy organizing several expensive undertakings to combat what they view as structural electoral disadvantages.

Former President Obama and former Attorney General Eric Holder are overseeing the National Democratic Redistricting Committee (NDRC), which aims to redraw the congressional district maps that currently tilt heavily in favor of Republicans.

Former Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander (D), who narrowly lost his bid for the Senate in 2016, has launched a new nonprofit called Let America Vote, a messaging and grassroots advocacy organization meant to “expose the true motivations” behind the Republican push for stricter voting laws.

That launch comes several weeks after Priorities USA, the super PAC that spent more than $190 million supporting Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton’s presidential bid, rebranded itself as the “nation’s largest funder of voting rights lawsuits.”

You must show identification when buying booze, when getting on an airplane, even attending a Hillary Clinton rally. Why not show identification when voting.

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