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Polling places in Iowa are closing due to
COVID-19, which could affect close races

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Posted By: Harlowe, 10/29/2020 4:00:06 PM

Voters in Iowa are facing shuttered polling locations less than a week away from Election Day, largely due to the various outbreaks of COVID-19 that have gripped the state.(Snip) Reporting by NPR, the Iowa Public Radio News and the Center for Public Integrity finds that hundreds of polling centers have closed due to COVID-19, leaving voters with fewer local options.(Snip) These closures also come during a contentious presidential election and many local elections, leading officials to fear that a lack of polling centers may skew the election outcome.


Is closure of polling places a COVID-19 “coincidental” hardship on voters, or a politically “convenient” hardship on voters? Perhaps a “mixed bag?”

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Reply 1 - Posted by: oldmagnolia 10/29/2020 4:03:33 PM (No. 588888)
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Reply 2 - Posted by: atexaslupine 10/29/2020 4:05:41 PM (No. 588890)
you've had MONTHS to figure this out. Suck it up, buttercup, and get on with the business of life.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: MMC 10/29/2020 4:10:35 PM (No. 588893)
You can’t close polling places of Target and Walmart are open..
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Reply 4 - Posted by: F15 Gork 10/29/2020 4:14:59 PM (No. 588897)
The left is already lining up their excuses for getting A-Holed.....
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Reply 5 - Posted by: LanceLink1 10/29/2020 4:18:21 PM (No. 588898)
So that's how they're going to do it.......
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Reply 6 - Posted by: LeeBertie 10/29/2020 4:18:30 PM (No. 588899)
I predicted this over a week ago, but I expected it in Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota and Pennsylvania. I still expect more than one Democrat governor to shut down his/her state by trying to require residents to remain in their homes on the week of election day under the threat of thousands of dollars in fines in addition to shuttering polling places "to save lives".
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Shmowry1 10/29/2020 4:24:07 PM (No. 588900)
This is like house of cards. The democrats won’t give up. Ever.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: NorthernDog 10/29/2020 4:40:11 PM (No. 588906)
In related news a lot more Republicans vote on election day instead of early voting. I see Democrat-stained fingers on this. Remember their disastrous Iowa caucus?
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Reply 9 - Posted by: unagator 10/29/2020 4:43:26 PM (No. 588909)
Pack more people into fewer locations. Brilliant.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Daisymay 10/29/2020 4:45:24 PM (No. 588910)
Bring in the National Guard to run these Polling places. Not fair to close them! Put your foot down Mr. President. Call the Governor! Get things sorted out. Do not allow them to shut down these Polling Places! I'm betting this is not a Democrat area or they wouldn't shut down!!
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Reply 11 - Posted by: MindMadeUp 10/29/2020 4:48:04 PM (No. 588913)
It's part of the full court, all-out, go for broke attempt by the Marxists to steal the election. It's their only hope.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Rama41 10/29/2020 4:50:52 PM (No. 588914)
Sure looks sketchy, but I read that Iowans have been voting in person since October 20th. I'd like to think that Iowans dumb enough not to figure this out until next Tuesday are most likely Biden supporters.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: MMC 10/29/2020 4:52:47 PM (No. 588916)
Double post- sorry not sorry Trump voters will wait Hours in line- crawl broken glass - find the polling switch.. Will Biden Voters? So shuttering polls hurts whom?
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Reply 14 - Posted by: BGray2 10/29/2020 4:59:32 PM (No. 588921)
Wasn't this the main reason for the pandemic panic that has been perpetrated by the media, the dems, and the establishment?
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Reply 15 - Posted by: WhamDBambam 10/29/2020 5:00:44 PM (No. 588922)
It's probably just surging in Republican districts.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: formerNYer 10/29/2020 5:05:58 PM (No. 588929)
Go immediately to the Supreme Court and get these polling stations open, staffed by National Guard if you have to.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: StrikingViking 10/29/2020 5:10:42 PM (No. 588934)
I intend to vote in person on Election Day. Governor Tony Evers is a hardline Leftist who will stop at nothing to deny PDJT a second term. In Wisconsin, the media and Leftist politicians are braying non-stop about the China Virus. I see now why they have pushed so hard to get their voters to vote by mail: they intend to close the polling places on Election Day "for public safety" and deny Conservatives a chance to support President Trump.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: wilarrbie 10/29/2020 5:11:16 PM (No. 588936)
Wear a mask - you'll be fine. - Dr F-ouchie.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: rosefenn 10/29/2020 5:19:43 PM (No. 588943)
If you are unsure where to go to vote, and can't get a phone call through to your local election commissioner -- PLEASE -- CALL YOUR PUBLIC LIBRARY!! The librarians will be able to look up the site of your local election commissioner and find out where you need to go to vote. We get calls for this before every single election and we are prepared for it. PLEASE. If you just need to know where to go instead of your usual voting place, a librarian will be able to find out for you. We are here to help you!
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Reply 20 - Posted by: LeeBertie 10/29/2020 5:39:08 PM (No. 588959)
#19: I wouldn't trust a Democrat librarian to tell me the truth. I wouldn't trust a Democrat librarian to admit to being a Democrat. Too many of us know people, even FAMILY MEMBERS, who we can no longer trust after getting banned from get-togethers, no longer permitted to see grandchildren, and even shunned at funerals for the crime of being conservatives, Trump voters, Christians, home schoolers, pro-lifers, believers that "ALL Lives Matter", supporters of the police, 2nd Amendment advocates, or any one of the above.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: Namma 10/29/2020 5:43:19 PM (No. 588962)
time to fight it. we are told to wear masks to stop the spread of the wuhan death. So people can wear them to CHINAWALmart. Target. grocery store and the mask works. But the mask won't work at a voting place. Riiiiiight!
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Reply 22 - Posted by: DVC 10/29/2020 5:46:47 PM (No. 588965)
Election interference, no doubt.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: Heraclitus 10/29/2020 6:15:49 PM (No. 588989)
During the March, i think it was, the polls in Wisconsin were open for primary voting. I think the State legislature ruled for the polls to be open. And so people lined up, wore protective gear, and voted. Never heard about any "surges". The people need to demand that the polls open: maybe over the weekend into Tuesday. I can't believe that the citizens of Iowa are not furious. If allowed to stand, these voters will have been disenfranchised. We need Joni Ernst. We need every Republican Senator re-elected, or new
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Reply 24 - Posted by: Zarin 10/29/2020 6:33:09 PM (No. 589002)
Proof of voter suppression.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: DCGIRL 10/29/2020 6:53:58 PM (No. 589026)
They have a responsibility to have a place for people to vote. COVID or not. I can see a law suit in just minutes.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: DVC 10/29/2020 7:33:51 PM (No. 589071)
#1, Rule Number 39.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: XCenturion 10/29/2020 7:59:05 PM (No. 589095)
Start plucking the chickens and warming up the tar for the election officials in Iowa that decided to stop citizens from casting their votes in person.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: bighambone 10/29/2020 9:19:41 PM (No. 589134)
Chances are most of the polling places that would close are in the cities where most of the potential voters would be Biden-Harris voters. That’s not good for Biden-Harris, but they have been poking the COVID bear all along that could flip and easily bite them.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: Trigger2 10/29/2020 11:52:28 PM (No. 589218)
It appears Iowa is committing election fraud.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: 24tea@Mag 10/30/2020 12:21:10 AM (No. 589236)
Just another ploy by the liberals. Wear a mask and gloves and go to the polls and vote. Live your life and stand up for liberty!
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Reply 31 - Posted by: judy 10/30/2020 12:46:12 AM (No. 589243)
Move the voting to Walmart
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